New Line Cinema has hired Dan Trachtenberg, a commercials director who gained attention for his live-action fan short based on the video game Portal, to helm the recently revived adaptation of Y: The Last Man.
Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey made more money domestically than the other four films in the top five put together.
With The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson crafts a spellbinding introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth that makes full use of its talented ensemble cast. However, the director fumbles with his embrace of the 48-frames-per-second format.
Although the opening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is still a week away, New Line is already teasing the next installments of Peter Jackson’s trilogy with the first images from The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again.
Director Peter Jackson begins his final video blog for The Hobbit by teasing that the film is “due to be completed literally two days before the premiere … hopefully.”
The Hobbit fans get a look at the first TV spot for An Unexpected Journey, as well as news from director Peter Jackson that the film will be the shortest of his Middle Earth epic.
Warner Bros. has changed the title of Bryan Singer’s 3D fantasy epic Jack the Giant Killer to Jack the Giant Slayer, and shifted the release from March 22 to March 1.
Chris Hardwick moderated a New York Comic Con panel featuring The Conjuring director James Wan and stars Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor.
After five years, New Line Cinema reportedly has put the planned Gears of War adaptation into turnaround so it can better focus on director Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy.
Four new character banners have been released for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that tease key scenes from the Peter Jackson film, including Bilbo’s meeting with Gollum.
MGM and Warner Bros. have released a new wall scroll for director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey featuring Gandalf, Bilbo Baggins and all 13 Dwarves. The film opens Dec. 14.
Peter Jackson has debuted a new poster for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey featuring all 13 Dwarves: Fili, Kili, Oin, Gloin, Thorin Oakenshield, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Dori, Nori and Ori. The film opens Dec. 14.