Jun 11, 2013

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Look out for the teaser trailer debut tomorrow at 10am PT / 1pm ET.


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Jun 1, 2013

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Here Comes Smaug

“This incredibly vainglorious, beautiful, fantastical creature of myth with such power and human frailty, his vanity and self-promotion and ego being his own self-destruction really, and not realizing his weakness and his strength, and having a literal Achilles heel — it fascinated me,” – Benedict Cumberbatch

Check out the full Wall Street Journal article on actor Benedict Cumberbatch’s take on bringing Smaug to life.

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May 18, 2013

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The Periodic Table of Middle Earth

Chemistry would have been a lot easier if the Periodic Table of Middle Earth was used! Arranged according to race, this Periodic Table replaces elements with earthly characters from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

To find out more about the Period Table of Middle Earth click here.

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May 16, 2013

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Wanted: Hobbit Extras!

The final two films of The Hobbit need extras.  All you have to do is simply fill out the application from on Trademe’s Job Search web site. You do not need to reapply if you’ve already submitted an application. They’re looking for people with character faces, live in Wellington and are available between May and August of this year.

View the job posting here.

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May 10, 2013

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New Zealand, Home of Middle-earth

This in from Peter Jackson (via Facebook: “We had a fantastic time filming The Hobbit throughout New Zealand – check out the cast’s favourite locations in this exclusive feature we produced for the DVD release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”


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Apr 25, 2013

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The Hobbit Fan of the Week

Hobbit Fan of the Week, Julia, brought Hobbiton to life in her own backyard. Made out of clay, these five Hobbit-holes light up at night. Do you think Bilbo will stop by to borrow a cup of sugar?

Submit your images for a chance to be featured as the Hobbit Fan of the Week here.


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