Will Frodo play a speaking part in The Hobbit? Maybe... just maybe...
How should you mark Professor Tolkien's birthday?
Peter Jackson's troubled Hobbit project has reportedly become embroiled in a race row after a would-be extra was told she was too dark to play a one of the pint-sized Tolkien creatures.
A fun look at "Gandalf's" recollection of filming the Balrog scene.
James Nesbitt and Adam Brown join the cast as Bofur and Ori.
The government decides The Hobbit is too important to let it out of the country.
Kiwi lovers rejoice! According to the New York Times, The Hobbit will indeed remain in New Zealand.
A DECISION on whether the Hobbit movies will be made in New Zealand could be known later this week, Prime Minister John Key said after talks with movie studio executives.
Martin Freeman will indeed be playing Bilbo Baggins!
"Next week Warners are coming down to New Zealand to make arrangements to move the production offshore..."
"The two films based on "The Hobbit" are now greenlit and will begin principal photography in February 2011, under the direction of Peter Jackson..."
An insider report says that all the logistics hurdles have been cleared at MGM and the film is fully green-lit. All that's left is to sort out the issues with the actors' unions.
PETER Jackson's multimillion-dollar blockbuster The Hobbit could be moving to the Gold Coast with the Oscar-winning filmmaker ready to quit New Zealand due to major hurdles crippling production.
Who knows the validity of these anonymous sources... but we can continue hoping for some closure to this tortured saga.
Will Martin Freeman agree to portray Bilbo Baggins?