Who’s even more excited than you to get his first glimpse of Peter Jackson’s new two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit ? Elijah Wood, that’s who. The actor, who played Frodo Baggins in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, will be reprising the role in some capacity as the prequel films follow the early Middle Earth adventures of his uncle Bilbo Baggins, played by Martin Freeman (he’ll be joined… Continue reading Exclusive: Elijah Wood on The Hobbit
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“Flight of the Conchords” star Bret McKenzie has joined the cast of The Hobbit , which is now filming in New Zealand.
Variety says that McKenzie will play Lindir, an Elf of Rivendell. He previously made brief appearances in the first and third films in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. His father, Peter McKenzie, played the role of Elendil in “Lord of the Rings.”
The two “Hobbit” films, both… Continue reading Bret McKenzie Joins The Hobbit
New Line/Warner Bros. announced today that production has begun in New Zealand on The Hobbit , Peter Jackson’s two-film epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless classic. The studio has also revealed two photos of Jackson on the set which you can view below in the press release:
Production has commenced in Wellington, New Zealand, on “The Hobbit,” filmmaker Peter Jackson’s two film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s widely read masterpiece.
“The Hobbit”… Continue reading Production Begins on The Hobbit !
Peter Jackson poses on the set of his upcoming film The Hobbit, which starts production on Monday (March 21) in New Zealand.
The Hobbit, the prequel to The Lord of the Rings series, follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which… Continue reading Peter Jackson: 'The Hobbit' Starts Production - First Look!
Peter Jackson’s troubled The Hobbit project has hit another snag amid allegations of colorism in casting. A casting agent was fired this week after the man told a would-be extra that she was “too dark” to play one of the pint-sized creatures. What year is it again? “No such instructions were given, the crew member [...] Continue reading Race Row Hits “The Hobbit” Casting