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X-Men: First Class was one of the biggest surprises of the summer movie season and has earned over $ 350 million in box office to… Continue reading Geek Bites: 'X-Men First Class' Sequel Moves Forward, New Video Footage from 'The Hobbit', and a Dark 'Ghostbusters'

November 4, 2011

It’s been nearly four months since Peter Jackson last offered a video update from the set of The Hobbit, but the wait is over! The latest update focuses on the use of 3D in the film and offers a lot of behind-the-scenes footage from soundstage shooting so far. Check it out in the player below!

The first part, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is scheduled
















Peter Jackson didn’t just help fund the cause of the West Memphis Three, he’s now hosting Damien Echols of the now-freed trio at his home in New Zealand. “We’re doing investigative work, we’re doing forensic work,” Jackson said Friday at a press conference. He and partner Fran Walsh have been funding legal efforts for the three Americans, who were convicted as teens. During… Continue reading Peter Jackson Hosting West Memphis 3's Damien Echols (And 'The Hobbit' Premiere) in New Zealand

Larry D. Curtis, as part of the team at TheOneRing.net, has been comprehensively covering the works and adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien for more than a decade, making the not-for-profit site the leading source about The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings for fans and film makers world wide. Curtis represents the site at conventions and events around the growing New York Comic Con in October. You can read his The Hobbit

September 17, 2011

SFX spoke to former “LOST” star Evangeline Lilly about starring in the upcoming Real Steel but also asked her about joining Peter Jackson’s two Hobbit films.

Asked how she was preparing for the role, Lilly said that “With every film, you have to educate yourself on the material and it’s often things you don’t know a lot about. Right now I’m studying