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Peter Jackson Begins Casting “The Hobbit”

Posted: July 15, 2010 at 8:31 pm   /   Local, Movie News

The Hobbit has seen it’s fair share of troubles lately. First was Guillermo Del Toro leaving the production as director, and the other big problem is their studio MGM, which has seen enormous money troubles lately, culminating with their cancellation of Bond 23. Despite all this director Peter Jackson has begun quietly talking to actors […]

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IMAX and Warner Bros. Ink Deal for 20 More Films

Posted: April 28, 2010 at 1:27 pm   /   Local, Movie News

IMAX and Warner Bros. have had an exceptionally good relationship. They have collaborated on releases since June 2003, and have released Harry Potter films, The Dark Knight, and many others. The deal is lucrative for both sides on this, and it is to no ones surprise that they plan on making more movies together. Here […]

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Is The Hobbit Going To Be 3D?

Posted: March 1, 2010 at 11:34 am   /   Local, Movie News

3D is the hottest thing since Lady Gaga in Hollywood. The format has slowly been picking up steam over the past few years, and with the release of Avatar, and it’s record setting grosses it seems everything needs to be 3D. Over the last year many people have been wondering if The Hobbit will be […]

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Matthew Goode Up For Bilbo Baggins in “Hobbit” Movie?

Posted: February 24, 2010 at 12:46 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Matthew Goode had a pretty good year last year with starring roles in Watchmen and A Single Man. Unfortunately, his year got off to a bit of a slow start with the romantic comedy Leap Year co-starring Amy Adams. Although, this bit of casting news might put his year back on track.¬† Goode appears to […]

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‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Hitting Blu-Ray April 6

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 3:44 pm   /   DVD News, Local

I’m sure there has been lots of waiting for Lord of the Rings fans who want to see their favorite movies in high definition. The biggest blow was the fact that the set was originally slated to be out by now. New Line has set a definitive date now, and it is April 6, 2010. […]

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‘Hobbit’ begins casting this week!

Posted: December 8, 2009 at 12:49 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local, Movie News

I’m sure the wait is killing many of you. It is hard to believe it has been six years since the last Tolkien film. I had fully expected The Hobbit to be rolling into theaters by this time. Although lawsuits and busy directors have set it back. So, unfortunately we have another couple years to […]

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Peter Jackson Updates Hobbit and Tintin

Posted: November 24, 2009 at 3:24 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Jackson dropped some tidbits at the premiere of The Lovely Bones for a couple of his next big movies, here is a glimpse: “He stressed that there would be continuity between his films and Del Toro’s, despite the latter being better known for macabre material like Pan’s Labyrinth. “We’re writing the screenplays with him, so […]

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Guillermo Del Toro talks The Hobbit

Posted: November 5, 2009 at 3:19 am   /   Local, Movie News

Total Film has a new interview with Del Toro and he sheds some new bits on the production so far and his life in and around the picture. Follow the link at the start for the full deal but we will give you a little taste to whet your¬†appetite. “We are respecting the structure established […]

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Tolkien Trust and New Line Settle Dispute

Posted: September 8, 2009 at 1:45 pm   /   Local, Movie News

According to Reuters The Tolkien Trust (a UK registeredcharity), New Line Cinema, and HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. have resolved the lawsuit relating to the “Lord of the Rings” films. From Reuters.com The claim was filed in February of last year. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. and the trustees of the JRR Tolkien Estate were co-plaintiffs in the claim, […]

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The Hobbit w/Peter Jackson a reality!

Posted: December 18, 2007 at 11:12 am   /   Local, Movie News

Here is the press release and lets all be happy that this film, or films, as it will be two as they add material from the appendices for the LOTR characters who are not featured in the novel The Hobbit, is one step closer to being made with the right people involved! Very cool stuff, […]

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