Tag Archives: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens with an expected (and record) $84 million

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (review/teaser/trailer) basically opened like a Lord of the Rings film, give or take various variables. Its $84.7 million estimated debut clobbered the December record, which is the $77 million earned by Avatar ($77 million, $80 million adjusted for inflation) and I Am Legend ($77.2 million,[...]

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[...]

James Cameron has netted $350 million of personal income

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I’ve been meaning to run the numbers, and today is as good a day as any. First of all, news broke over the last two days that A) “Avatar” would be returning to IMAX and 3D theaters in an eight-minute-longer special edition on August 27th and[...]