Peter Jackson Wants The Hobbit to Become a Trilogy?

The Hobbit Trilogy

With the truly successful Lord of the Rings trilogy in his back pocket, Mr. Jackson and his producers believe they may be able to squeeze every last penny out of your pocket by turning The Hobbit into a trilogy, not two separate films as originally thought. Nothing is official, yet, but if you were developing a movie – with mult-Academy Award winning related movies under your belt – wouldn’t you like to see how much money people would throw at you? (If you watch one part, you have to watch the others, obviously!)

Here is where I say we stand up and protest! My fellow geeks, nerds, Hobbits, and friends, we must fight against this sort of tyranny and demand studios stop with splitting up stories into multiple films. Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2012: Saturday Schedule

Comic-Con 2012 Saturday Schedule

Today is a big day in film for Comic-Con 2012, bigger than Thursday and even bigger than Friday. Saturday hosts panels for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Iron Man 3, Django Unchainedand Man of SteelThere basically wouldn’t be any other reason to go to Comic-Con than this day. This day is huge. But what else can we expect to see? Take a look after the jump where you can find some big stuff from video games, television, and more!  Continue reading

First Theatrical Trailer, Poster, and Screenshots for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Trailer

Exactly ten years ago from the day before yesterday, the United States was introduced to Peter Jackson’s visionary experience known as The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring that begun an epic trilogy come to life only envisioned in dreams. Almost one year from now, Peter Jackson will bring to the big-screen the story that started it all, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. A very enriching and beautiful trailer has just hit the Internet and it feels like we are being revisited by an old friend. Continue reading

Hugo Weaving Is Elrond in The Hobbit

The Hobbit Elrond

Guillermo Del Toro confirms to a BBC radio show this week that Hugo Weaving will return as Elrond in his new film The Hobbit, which will be split into two films for sake of length.

Regarding Weaving:

“Yes [and] Ian McKellen is back, [and] Hugo Weaving in the roles they originated in the trilogy.”

Listen to the whole interview here, and Del Toro also mentions of no plans on Hellboy 3 and casting for Frankenstein.