"Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom created an iconic character with his portrayal of Legolas. I'm excited to announce today that we'll be revisiting Middle Earth with him once more."
Ian McKellen posted a fun picture of himself in Gandalf garb and 3D glasses...
"I nearly got Bilbo, nearly got it, and it was down to two of us in the end. And, of course, Ian Holm got it. I was hugely honoured to be in his company, as it were, but I thought that was it, really. This one, I’m told by the producers and writers, is a better part..."
"So I grovelled as obsequiously as I could, to no avail, but Peter's a very merciful chap... Let's put it this way. I have been sending pushy, grovelling signals."
"If there's anything you'd like to know about the movies we're making, please send me questions..."
Peter Jackson announced 2 new cast members to The Hobbit.
Not officially cast as Elrond, it still looks like Hugo Weaving is ready for the role (and checking out the set!).
The White Tree Fund has current updates of organizations involved in helping the victims of recent disasters in the southern states of America for those in the Tolkien community wanting to help.
No official word from the studio, but it just makes sense, right?
With The Hobbit being shot at 48 frames per second (twice the standard of 24 fps), Peter Jackson is sharing his experience with this type of new filming process with us.
Two of Ted Nasmith's original works are currently being auctioned on UK Ebay.
The actor portraying Fili has left The Hobbit. No replacement has been announced.
Peter Jackson has confirmed--in an albeit off the cuff sort of remark--that Ian Holm will be returning as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit!
PJ has posted some of his latest thoughts on the film process on his Facebook page, noting that a 4 day break for Easter is not only good to recharge your batteries, but to make those actor-dreaded last minute script changes.
With another 20 months to go before the film is released, we have our first official (and in depth!) glimpse of what's going on in this first week of production on The Hobbit!