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The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in theaters. When the team at Weta Digital got word that they were going to work on the prequel to [...]
Warner Bros. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has surpassed the $500 million benchmark at the worldwide box office in less than two weeks at the box office. To date, the blockbuster has earned an estimated $189.73 million domestically. In addition, on the heels of its record-breaking release in Australia — [...]
Mondo, the collectible art division of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX, is celebrating the impending release of Peter Jackson’s latest Tolkien adaptation The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with the unveiling of gorgeous new “The Lord of the Rings” poster art prints from famed artist Olly Moss. The perfect collectible [...]
Aardman fans, rejoice! This spring’s stop-motion animated feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits arrives on DVD and Blu-ray 3D today (Tuesday, August 28). Directed by Aardman co-founder Peter Lord (Chicken Run) and co-directed by Jeff Newitt, this critically acclaimed action-packed comedy adventure follows the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain, voiced by Hugh [...]
Peter Jackson’s holiday epic The Hobbit continues to generate huge fan interest among fanboys and web audiences. This past weekend, the Warner Bros. movie released a special Comic-Con poster that unleashed an overwhelmingly positive response around the world. The poster features Gandalf the Wizard (Sir Ian McKellan) walking along a [...]
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film will be available on DVD ($30.99), Blu-ray/DVD combo ($40.99) and 3D Blu-ray/DVD ($45.99) combo packs—all with UltraViolet. Based [...]
Gateway Films’ British animated feature Saving Santa has announced the addition of British actors Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Noel Clarke and Tim Curry to the project. According to Variety, the $7.8 million-budgeted toon, will also feature the voices of Joan Collins, Pam Ferris, Craig Fairbass and Chris Barie. The project’s [...]
The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and will open Dec. 14, 2012. The second part will follow Dec. 13, 2013, under the moniker The Hobbit: [...]
Director and producer Peter Jackson announced on his Facebook page Thursday that loquacious British actor, comedian, television host, writer and avid Tweeter Stephen Fry has been tagged to play the role of the Master of Laketown in the upcoming two-part feature adaption of J.R.R. Tokein’s fantasy tome, The Hobbit. Jackson [...]
Actor Hugh Grant will be the lead voice in Aardman Animation’s upcoming feature The Pirates! Band of Misfits for Sony Animation. The British actor will voice the bearded Pirate Captain who travels far and wide in a quest to win the coveted Pirate of the Year Award. Pirates is directed [...]