"The grass seems particularly green this year after a wetter than usual early spring - but this is good news as our hobbit holes are sporting an exceptionally fine display of growth."
"For the first time in six years you can enjoy a seriously professional Lord of the Rings inspired feature film – and not only that, you can watch it for free!"
He certainly seems like he could look the part...
A couple of weeks ago, we covered the rumors surrounding a possible reappearance of our favorite Ranger. Here's a quick update.
Sir McKellen seems to be the most vocal member of the cast/crew of "The Hobbit." This time he talks about the script (which he's gotten to read) and Del Toro.
"We are respecting the structure established by Professor Tolkien because the order of the adventures in The Hobbit is well known to generations and generations of kids... But we will be integrating Gandalf's comings and goings because he does disappear in the book quite often."
More of the Lord of the Rings cast speaks up about a possible return to Middle Earth.
Professor Tolkien still pulls in quite a sum of money, even though he died over 35 years ago.
Looks like we may be seeing Aragorn in the 2-film version of The Hobbit.
An estate auction brings in a pretty penny on a set of The Lord of Rings
An interview with Dr. Steven Beebe, the professor who discovered Lewis's unpublished notebook with the beginnings of a collaborative manuscript between him and Tolkien.
With The Hobbit filming for 383 days, that would make the shoot 109 days longer than the original Trilogy... which seems odd... impressive, but odd.
LA Times recently asked readers "WHICH FRANCHISE IS MAKING A MISTAKE WITH A FOURTH FILM?", the options being Spider-Man, Lord of the Rings, X-Men, and Pirates of the Caribbean. With the lowest amount of votes, 'The Hobbit' has been consistently coming out on top, with only 48 hours left till polls close
It's not exactly a how-to, but a how-do-they-do-it at a special effects shop (but they really are REAL swords).
"Certain things will have to be referenced really, possibly in a more simple way, a less complicated way. So that you feel that 'The Hobbit' is a part of this [larger] story."