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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The three films tell a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before “The Lord of the Rings,” which Jackson and his[...]

Peter Jackson concludes “Hobbit” casting with Billy Connolly

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You would think that Peter Jackson had buttoned up his “Hobbit” casting, given the fact that filming has been underway for weeks (maybe months) now, and we’ve already seen extended footage and a full trailer. But the great Billy Connolly has landed a key role, according to[...]

Evangeline Lilly joins Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Lost” star Evangeline Lilly always has had a pixie, elfin cuteness about her. Now she’s putting it to very good use. Peter Jackson has revealed that he has cast the actress in his upcoming, two-part adaptation on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit,” confirmed on the director’s open-door Facebook page.[...]

“Hobbit” cast speaks — Watch the press conference here!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s a really good time to be a film geek. Almost every superhero under the sun has a film franchise, many of which are being guided by enormously gifted storytellers like Christopher Nolan or Darren Aronofsky. Big screen adaptations of beloved literary properties are underway. And technology[...]

Mila Kunis discusses her role in ‘Black Swan’ in the new issue of Nylon

HollywoodNews.com: Mila Kunis stars in the upcoming movie “Black Swan” opposite Natalie Portman, and she opened up about the filming of it in the new issue of Nylon magazine in which she graces the cover. She told the magazine, “It was the most intense training I’ve ever had in my life,[...]

Peter Jackson announces “Hobbit” cast, confirms Martin Freeman as Bilbo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We may not know where Peter Jackson will shoot “The Hobbit,” but we just found out who will be in it. The director has announced the following actors for his “Hobbit” production: Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, Aidan Turner and Rob Kazinsky as[...]