The amazing visual FX of The Hobbit once again transported fans to Middle Earth. However since Peter Jackson’s original trilogy, a lot has change with digital technology and this new featurette
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Peter Jackson‘s return to Middle Earth is not over yet, with production now confirmed to be continuing beyond the two prequels with the story now unfolding as a trilogy. Heat Vision had previously reported that Jackson was exploring the logistics with Warner Bros to make an additional movie, with consideration given to financial, casting issues and the rights [...]
There’s plenty to look forward to when the first of The Hobbit prequels hits screens in December 2012. Not only will the new films feature cutting edge imagery that only Weta digital can conjure, it will also be presented in 3D having been shot using the Red digital camera system. While the technological differences will be apparent, the world which director Peter Jackson is creating, [...]
It’s time to make a trip back to Middle-Earth with the first trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey . Peter Jackson returns to world he made famous with his Lord Of The Rings trilogy to bring us the prequel story of The Hobbit. It’s a film that’s been a long time in the making – from the financial problems of MGM [...]
Over the last week Warner Bros has been releasing pictures of the 13 dwarves that feature in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, now we have a complete character line up which also reveals Aidan Turner who departed the hit U.K show Being Human, in full dress make-up as the character Kili.
The filming of the Hobbit prequels is currently taking [...]
Peter Jackson has shared new set pics with Entertainment Weekly to give fans a first look at Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen reprising his role as Gandolf. The images show how Freeman has been transformed into a hobbit wearing the ears and feet to complete the character. The background shows some of the other characters, though for now [...]
While Robert Downey Jr. currently plays the Elizabethan version of Sherlock Holmes on the big screen, Benedict Cumberbatch electrifies the small screen playing the same character in a present day retelling made for the BBC. His co-star Martin Freeman who plays Watson on the show, scored the main role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson‘s prequels to The Lord of [...]
Fans of the ‘Lord of The Rings’ films are looking forward to what will be an amazing cinema experience with Peter Jackson returning to direct two new prequel chapters of The Hobbit with many of the original cast returning.
Filming is currently underway in New Zealand and now you can go behind the scenes with the [...]
After all the delays that production on The Hobbit prequels have encountered, Warner Bros recently announced that the films have commenced shooting. At one stage the New Zealand labor strike forced producers to consider the possibility of relocating the production and the financial woes of MGM saw Guillermo del Toro leave the project with [...]
Being Human is the stellar supernatural TV show from the U.K that boasts great production values and top notch performances and this year was adapted for U.S audiences. Though if you caught the season three finale of the vampire, werewolf and ghost show by whatever means possible, like many fans you would’ve been shocked [...]
News broke two weeks back that Elijah Wood would be appearing in Peter Jackson‘s Hobbit prequels. Fans were obviously excited about his return as the beloved Shire-dweller Frodo and with other familiar cast members announced the new films are shaping up to be something extraordinary.
While at the recent Sundance Film Festival to promote the Adam [...]
It seems that master filmmaker Peter Jackson is taking considerable license with the Tolkein mythos for his upcoming Hobbit prequel movies. Whilst it was expected that the new films would feature a mostly different cast to the Lord of the Rings, Jackson’s script has worked out ways to bring back favorites from the trilogy.
It’s is [...]
With the announcement by New Line Cinema that Cate Blanchett will be reprising her role as Galadriel in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, the expected confirmation of other original cast members is not far off. Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Andy Serkis (Gollum) and Hugo Weaving (Elrond) are all said to be in talks but will likely return.
With digital technology changing how films are being made, the traditional 35mm film format is gradually being phased out. More and more filmmakers such as Peter Jackson are embracing the new digital formats to create cutting edge visuals and achieve greater flexibility in the process of making movies. Whilst there are still merits to the [...]