Tag Archives: Philippa Boyens

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[...]

Cate Blanchett one of several confirmed for Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Big casting news on the “Hobbit” front, as Warner/New Line has confirmed that Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy and Mikael Persbrandt will appear in Peter Jackson’s planned film adaptations. Here’s the release (via ComingSoon.net): Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy and Mikael Persbrandt have joined[...]

Guillermo del Toro says ‘Adios’ to “The Hobbit”

Hollywoodnews.com: “The Hobbit” won’t be happening with Guillermo del Toro. The director of the Oscar-winning film “Pan’s Labyrinth” is departing the project he has spent developing for two years. However, del Toro’s decision to leave stems from MGM’s inability to give the film a green light as the studio hangs[...]