First official dwarf image released from The Hobbit production

Warner Brothers has released the first official image of the three Dwarf brothers Dori, Nori and Ori from Peter Jackson’s upcoming The Hobbit prequel epic, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic fantasy tale. Three brothers Dori, Nori and Ori, all sons of the same mother, could not be more different from each other. Dori, the oldest, ….

Peter Jackson begins shooting long-delayed The Hobbit adaptations

Production has begun in Wellington, New Zealand, on The Hobbit, Peter Jackson’s long-delayed two film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece. The Hobbit is set in Middle-earth 60 years before Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, which Jackson and his filmmaking team brought to the big screen in the blockbuster trilogy that culminated with the Oscar-winning ….

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit to be shot using 30 next generation RED digital cameras

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit film adaptations will be shot in 3D using RED Digital Cinema’s EPIC Digital Cameras, according to Videomaker. The EPIC camera features 5K resolution, can shoot up to 120 frames per second, and has a new HDRx mode for the highest possible dynamic range of any digital cinema camera ever made. Taking ….

New Line releases more details on The Hobbit 3D

The two films based on The Hobbit are now greenlit and will begin shooting in February 2011, under the direction of fan favorite Peter Jackson. New Line Cinema chief Toby Emmerich, Warner Bros. president Alan Horn, and MGM CEO Steve Cooper made the announcement recently, among high fanboy anticipation. “Under Peter’s direction, the films will ….

Guillermo del Toro leaves The Hobbit film adaptation

After two years in development on The Hobbit, HeatVision reports that director Guillermo del Toro has announced that he’s leaving the long-delayed J.R.R. Tolkien 2-film adaptation. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming “The Hobbit,” I am faced with the hardest decision of my life,” del Toro wrote ….

Win a digital camera, photo printer or The Lovely Bones on DVD

The Lovely Bones star Rose McIver who plays “Lindsey Salmon” says, “My perfect world would be one where diversity is celebrated, change is embraced and resources are shared. And where everyone wears patchwork pants and cryptic crosswords are in the education curriculum.” In celebration of The Lovely Bones on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD on April ….

The complete first trailer for The Lovely Bones is now online in HD

Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Oscar winner Peter Jackson from a screenplay by Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, The Lovely Bones centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her killer – from heaven. She must weigh her ….

Guillermo del Toro takes on Charles Dickens and gets genre directing gigs for years to come

According to Variety, Guillermo del Toro is booked with New Line and Universal Studios film projects through 2017, and possibly longer. Del Toro’s first priority, which has been talked about for months, is the New Line and MGM epic project The Hobbit, which he has committed the next five years to developing, with Peter Jackson, ….