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Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The upcoming series builds off of the Peter Jackson cinematic films along with his The Hobbit trilogy The Frodo actor spoke with Empire (via JoeBlo) about how Amazon's continuation that predates Jackson's original trilogy should be renamed to avoid any confusion. Image courtesy of New Line Cinema "I find it bizarre that they're calling it Lord of[...]
Bad Cupid – John Rhys-Davies on Playing a God, Revisiting Franchises
Maximilian Arturo, and Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy "There's no question The Lord of the Rings is of real cultural significance over the years, he said "Tolkien had an impact on the fiction of the past 60 years To be a part of that on the celebrity of a character he created is[...]
Sneak Peak Of Peter Jackson's The Beatles: Get Back Documentary Shown
The Beatles are going to be a subject of a far-reaching documentary being overseen by Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson, releasing in 2021 Disney will be releasing the doc in theaters next August, and it will feature footage of the band from over 60 hours of unseen footage with restored audio The big selling point is[...]
Lord of the Rings: Peter Jackson Talks Remastering The Six Films in 4K
Five more films later, with the LOTR and Hobbit trilogies completed and now remastered to 4K Ultra HD, the films' director Peter Jackson opened up about the process in a video released by Warner Bros The LOTR films released in subsequent years shot back-to-back with The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King[...]
Lord Of The Rings And Hobbit Trilogies Coming To 4K December 1st
Peter Jackson oversaw the remastering himself And I can say that working with Peter was the adventure of a lifetime And the friendships that I made will last forever Enjoy!" Astin concluded. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Lord of the[...]
Read Peter Jackson's Heartfelt Goodbye To Ian Holm
Peter Jackson directed Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films Even in limited screen time, it is immeasurable what he added to them Sadly, Holm passed away on Friday, leaving a legacy in acting that will stand the test of time From Alien, Chariots of Fire, The[...]
Lord of the Rings Cast Return to the Fellowship on Reunited Apart
Other cast members Andy Serkis (Gollum), Miranda Otto (Eowyn), Karl Urban (Eomer), Liv Tyler (Arwen), screenwriter Philippa Boyens, and director Peter Jackson came as special surprise guests The cast answered trivia questions, recreated scenes, and shared stories from the set One of the scenes, Jackson recalled hastily giving Bean his lines before Boromir was to[...]
King Kong Vs the V. Rex- Let's Revisit Peter Jackson's Fight Scene
Peter Jackson's version of King Kong from 2005 is way better than people remember it being Sure, it is really long It never loses your attention however, and while telling its own version of the myth, it pays great homage to the versions of Kong we have gotten in the past Today, let's revisit the[...]
Beatles
Director Peter Jackson couldn't find a more generous distributor than Disney for his documentary The Beatles: Get Back The film chronicles the recording of the band's final album "Let It Be." "The Beatles: Get Back is a front-row seat to the inner workings of the genius of those creators." – Bob Iger, Disney executive chairman Editorial credit: Brad[...]
Peter Jackson Shifted the Production of 'The Hobbit' for Martin Freeman
Peter Jackson is man who knows what he wants when he makes a film, and he is quite stubborn about it The carried over after he directed The Lord of the Rings trilogy and into The Hobbit According to Jackson, there was only one man who could play the young Bilbo Baggins from The Shire,[...]
Paul McCartney Didn't Like The Idea Of Yesterday
One such song, for example, is "Back in the U.S.S.R." It just doesn't work in 2019 when written by someone who wasn't really alive prior to the Soviet Union's fall. Prior to talking about Yesterday, McCartney updates us on the Let It Be documentary that Peter Jackson is currently working on. One of the things we're working[...]
Peter Jackson to Direct New Documentary about The Beatles
Peter Jackson's next project will help write a more definitive last chapter to one of rock n' roll's greatest bands, The Beatles. Working with founding member Paul McCartney, Jackson will utilize the unused 55 hours of in-studio footage not used in the 1970 documentary, Let It Be, according to Variety. Apple Corps and Jackson's production company, WingNut[...]
Mortal Engines
Based on the book series by Philip Reeve with a screenplay adapted by Lord of the Rings authors Peter Jackson Philippa Boyens, and Fran Walsh,  it has suffered from mixed messaging about what kind of film it was and what audience age grouping it was going for.  As it turns out, that's unfortunate, because it is an[...]
Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens Talk Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series
Amazon is hard at work on their upcoming Lord of the Rings television series(eseseses), and filmmaker Peter Jackson along with screenwriter Philippa Boyens have some thoughts about the project. Filmmaker Peter JacksonPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com   Oscar-winning screenwriter Philippa BoyensPhoto by Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com Jackson and Boyens recently spoke with Fandom while on the press tour for Mortal Engines, and[...]
Andy Serkis
It would appear that Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis are pairing up again, at least when it comes to the Mortal Engines panel during New York Comic-Con (NYCC) next week. Andy Serkis from our 2017 SDCC interview with him, photo by Mary Anne Butler It was announced this morning that Serkis will be moderating the panel all about Christian Rivers'[...]