A 'Resident Evil' actress joins 'Transformers 4,' how Abrams and Co. kept the 'Star Trek' villain a secret, Peter Jackson teases an end for 'The Hobbit,' and more in this week's wrap up.
Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has apparently been so busy filming The Hobbit spinoffs in faraway New Zealand that he's forgotten to combine the Tribeca penthouses he purchased back in 2008 for $17.35M. Now they're back on the...
At this point, I’m awaiting New Zealand to rename themselves Jacksonland, or Tolkienland, for as much time as Peter Jackson has spent filming not only the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but The Hobbit trilogy. And he’s there yet again! And will be for about another 10 weeks as they finish the last bits of [...]
Last Tolkien pickups... ever!
Peter Jackson released the following photo via Facebook with the caption: “Back on set for our last Hobbit pick ups. Our last ever Tolkien pick ups, in fact. It’s going to be an intense few weeks, but we’re looking forward … Continue reading ?
Peter Jackson and Ian McKellen are seen back on set as shooting continues for the final two chapters of this Tolkien trilogy. [...]
The final weeks of production on the last two parts of Peter Jackson's new Middle-earth trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: There and Back Again, has officially begun in New Zealand. Jackson himself posted the...Show More Summary
Thanks to HBO's Game of Thrones and Peter Jackson's Hobbit film franchise, the fantasy genre, especially stories featuring swords and sorcery, has experienced an increase in popularity recently.
1. Meet The Feebles (1989) Long ago, before director Peter Jackson became synonymous with visual-effects epics like the Lord Of The Rings trilogy and King Kong, he got his feet wet as a filmmaker in New Zealand on the shock-and-awe circuit, directing such cult splatterfests as Bad Taste and Dead Alive. Show More Summary
Emil Johansson's table includes hobbits, elves, men, and other races. (Credit: http://lotrproject.com) One my biggest disappointments with Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" was its failure to include Tom Bombadil, the immortal woodsman who is immune to the One Ring. Show More Summary
Filmmakers such as Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and James Cameron pay their respects to the legendary artist in a statement released by his family. [...]
Filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson and George Lucas are household names, but they might have never become the filmmaker's they are today with Ray Harryhausen. The special effects legend was responsible for...Show More Summary
Special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen, whose work influenced filmmakers such as Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson and George Lucas, has died in London. He was 92. His family announced the death via The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation Facebook page. MORE
Willie Nelson turned 80 on April 30, and to celebrate, he and Team Coco at The Conan O’Brien Show made an audition video for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit 2.” There’s a whole lotta awesome jammed in that one sentence, friends. Look at this guy! He’s sharp and funny and his timing is admirable. Maybe there’s something [...]Show More Summary
A show of hands if you think Ian McKellen as Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films was miscast. No one? Well then, here’s precisely the audition video for you: country-rocker Willie Nelson — who, incidentally, just turned 80 today, Apr. Show More Summary
Today is Willie Nelson's 80th birthday, and in celebration, the legendary country singer recorded a faux audition tape to send to Peter Jackson for the part of Gandalf in "The Hoobit 2." [ more › ]
A woman desperate for another child but unable to adopt one forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using donor sperm, according to a report. In a ruling reported for the first time Monday, UK judge Peter Jackson said the mother...Show More Summary
Jill Lawless, from NBC, writes about a woman who was so desperate to have more children that she forced her young daughter to bear them. In a ruling reported for the first time Monday, High Court judge Peter Jackson said the mother had behaved in "a wicked and selfish way" that almost defied belief. The [...]
“So, that’s it Peter, you can hire me and fire that Ian McKellen guy, he’s a good actor…but, hell, I’m Willie Nelson.” Country music legend Willie Nelson is celebrating his 80th birthday and auditioning for director Peter Jackson to capture the role of Gandalf in The Hobbit 2 from Ian McKellan. Willie’s son, artist and [...]
A & S v. Lancashire County Council  EWHC 851 (Fam) read judgment This was a costs application arising from an extremely important decision by Peter Jackson J in June 2012 (see Alasdair Henderson’s post here and read judgment) In that original judgment, Lancashire County Council were found to be in breach of Articles 8 (private life), 6 (fair [...]