The Hobbit Has Made So Much That New Zealand Wants Its Money Back

By:  Kristy Puchko The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has been out for little more than a month and yet has already pulled in more than $886 million worldwide. While this should be all around great news for film’s director Peter Jackson and its distributor Warner Bros., its meteoric rise has inspired a rabblerousing politician to demand about $56 million dollars be refunded to New Zealand, where the … Continue reading The Hobbit Has Made So Much That New Zealand Wants Its Money Back

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Could The Lord Of The Rings Be Re-Released In 3D? Peter Jackson Seems To Think So

By: Katey Rich This weekend’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be the first opportunity most have to see the world of Middle Earth in 3D– and depending on which screening you choose, you could see it in the ultra-sharp, fairly controversial 48 frames per second. But anyone watching the way Hollywood has worked over the last year or two could probably guess that, at … Continue reading Could The Lord Of The Rings Be Re-Released In 3D? Peter Jackson Seems To Think So

Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Arriving Online This Thursday

By: Sean O’Connell So you’re saying that you don’t want to wait until Dec. 14 to see that Star Trek Into Darkness trailer that Paramount has promised to put before prints of The Hobbit in neighborhood theaters? Well, neither does Simon Pegg. And because he’s actually part of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek ensemble, we’re willing to take his latest tweet as news (and not just … Continue reading Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Arriving Online This Thursday

Cate Blanchett Up For A Wicked Role In Disney’s Live Action Cinderella Feature

By: Kelly West Lord of the Rings fans will see Cate Blanchett returned to her role as Galadriel for upcoming Hobbit trilogy. The three-film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s classic book is just one of a number of projects the Australian actress has in the works. And she may be adding Disney’s live-actionCinderella film to the list. We learned back in 2010 that Disney was planning … Continue reading Cate Blanchett Up For A Wicked Role In Disney’s Live Action Cinderella Feature

Star Trek Into Darkness Official Plot Synopsis Revealed

By: Sean O’Connell In a few weeks, we’ll know a lot more about J.J. Abrams’ sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, an anticipated film that – to date – has managed to fly under the radar. Oh, we know that most of the original cast is coming back. And we know that the amazing Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing an as-yet-undetermined villain. Paramount plans to unspool … Continue reading Star Trek Into Darkness Official Plot Synopsis Revealed

Wranglers say ‘Hobbit’ animals died on unsafe farm

By: NICK PERRY | Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Animal wranglers involved in the making of “The Hobbit” movie trilogy say the production company is responsible for the deaths of up to 27 animals, largely because they were kept at a farm filled with bluffs, sinkholes and other “death traps.” The American Humane Association, which is overseeing animal welfare on the films, says no animals were … Continue reading Wranglers say ‘Hobbit’ animals died on unsafe farm

Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Also Coming December 14

By: Sean O’Connell Star Trek fans are going to receive a series of early holiday gifts this year. In addition to that 9-minute IMAX tease we told you about a few days ago, Paramount just confirmed that the first official trailer for J.J. Abrams’ wildly anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness will reach theaters on Dec. 14, as well. TrekMovie confirms the news with multiple sources, … Continue reading Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Also Coming December 14

Star Trek Into Darkness Reveals 9 Minutes On IMAX December 14

By: Katey Rich One of the biggest blockbusters of next summer is also, for now, one of the most secretive. J.J. Abrams‘s Star Trek Into Darkness, which is set to come to theaters on May 17 next year, has yet to reveal a single poster, official image or trailer– the closest we’ve come is the teasing three frames that Abrams revealed on Conan a few weeks … Continue reading Star Trek Into Darkness Reveals 9 Minutes On IMAX December 14

Does Stephen Colbert Have A Cameo In The Hobbit?

By: Katey Rich Stephen Colbert has an uncanny ability to get people to believe in almost anything he says, even when everything he says is blatantly untrue. He’s spent 7 years playing a character who is a fire-breathing Republican (which Colbert is not), raising real money for a real Super PAC hosted by that fictional character, and conducting interviews on his show in character as … Continue reading Does Stephen Colbert Have A Cameo In The Hobbit?