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The Lord of the Rings: Dominic Monaghan on “Rings of Power” Thoughts
The actor played Merry Brandybuck, who traveled with his Hobbit brethren in Peregrin "Pippin" Took (Billy Boyd), Samwise Gamgee (Sean Astin), and Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) as part of the fellowship of the ring during the Peter Jackson theatrical trilogy adaptation of the J R R Tolkien works While promoting his AMC+ sci-fi series Moonhaven[...]
Lord of the Rings: Sean Astin Recalls Fan Encounter on Troll Plot Hole
Holm would go on to play Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's movie version The 1981 BBC Radio version is still considered by many fans as the definitive faithful adaptation of the books. The Great Tales Never End: Essays in Memory of Christopher Tolkien will be published by Bodleian Library Publishing in June 2022. The first-ever adaptation[...]
Lord of the Rings Cast Return to the Fellowship on Reunited Apart
Set roughly two centuries before The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, The War of the Rohirrim will explore the exploits of Helm Hammerhand, the King of Rohan, and the creations of Helm's Deep, the stronghold featured in Peter Jackson's second LOTR film, The Two Towers(2002). Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellan, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean, Sean Astin,[...]
Lord of the Rings: Sean Astin Recalls Fan Encounter on Troll Plot Hole
There's no doubt that the Peter Jackson theatrical adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's most famous works in Lord of the Rings and later The Hobbit are forever enshrined in cinema history as the pinnacle of high fantasy While celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of the LOTR trilogy, star Sean[...]
Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The Lord of the Rings trilogy star Elijah Wood has a unique perspective about how creative autonomy has changed in the 20 years since the original Peter Jackson films Speaking with the New York Times (via Indiewire) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the third film Return of the King, the Frodo actor broke down[...]
The Beatles: Get Back. Credit Disney
Filmed in January 1969 by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg as the band was in the process of what would be their final albums Abbey Road and Let It Be, the footage has been locked away for over 50 years, until now, with director Peter Jackson putting it together for us Disney+ will release the three-part film across three nights on[...]
The Beatles: Get Back. Credit Disney
The Beatles: Get Back final trailer was released by Disney this morning and gives us a real sense of what this three-night event is going to be, and what kind of footage Peter Jackson has been playing around with for years Filmed in January 1969 by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg as the band was in the[...]
Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The journey to get the Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings trilogy made was almost as epic as the films themselves, and if a certain executive had his way, it would never panned out the way it did Appearing on the Armchair Expert podcast (via The Hollywood Reporter), Elijah Wood, who played the main protagonist[...]
Lord Of The Rings: Peter Jackson Almost Killed A Hobbit
The Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings films are almost 20 years old (let that sink in), and yet we are still finding out things about them After exhaustive releases on home media, countless books and magazines, and tons of online articles and nostalgic look-backs, we now have new info that Jackson wanted to kill[...]
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[...]
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 /   Oscar-winning screenwriter Philippa BoyensPhoto by Joe Seer / 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'[...]
Peter Jackson at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" in Hollywood
While we knew it was a long shot, Peter Jackson has officially said he is NOT going to be a part of the Amazon Studios' Lord of the Rings tv series(eseseses). Peter Jackson at the Los Angeles premiere of his movie "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" in Hollywood Credit: The news comes from Allocine during the[...]
Lord Of The Rings tv
Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich were also directly involved in negotiations. ● It's still not known if Peter Jackson will serve as executive producer on the series, though the choice is the filmmaker's alone to make His legal representation was not a part of the 2017 negotiations, but attorney Peter Nelson has recently helped open a[...]
Lord Of The Rings tv
We are honored to be working with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line on this exciting collaboration for television and are thrilled to be taking 'The Lord of the Rings' fans on a new epic journey in Middle Earth." – Sharon Tal Yguado, Head of Scripted Series, Amazon Studios As film adaptations go, The Lord[...]
Peter Jackson Reveals Concept Art For "Mortal Engines"
Peter Jackson might be best known for his take on the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but he's diving into another genre in late 2018: young adult Jackson is developing a movie based on the series Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve and Jackson shared the first piece of concept art today on Facebook. The world is dying,[...]