Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh — the filmmaking pair behind the “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” trilogies — return to the big screen with Universal and MRC’s “Mortal Engines,” based on the…
Peter Jackson and his “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” team have found their next pic with their long-in-development adaptation of “Mortal Engines.” Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens will…
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ – Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh & Zane Weiner
After "The Lord of the Rings," Jackson and Walsh started to explore J.R.R. Tolkien's earlier novel and the appendices for a prequel. According to Cunningham, "Guillermo del Toro was going to (direct)…
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Eileen Moran, a visual effects executive producer and a key lieutenant for Peter Jackson at fx house Weta Digital, died Tuesday in New Zealand of cancer. She appeared to be in her 50s.
While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
After directing the acclaimed documentaries "Deliver Us From Evil" and "West of Memphis," Amy Berg is set to make her narrative helming debut with "Every Secret Thing," a feature adaptation of Laura…
Wellington, New Zealand, will host the world premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on Nov. 28 at the Embassy Theater.
Following on the heels of the celebrated "Paradise Lost" trilogy, Amy Berg's clear, captivating, indignant film about the West Memphis Three carves out its own significant place in criminal-justice…
Andy Serkis is returning to Middle Earth to reprise star as Smeagol/Gollum in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," currently in pre-production in New Zealand.
James Nesbitt and Adam Brown have joined the cast of "The Hobbit," set to begin shooting in February as a two-part tentpole.
Unions may have called off a boycott of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," but New Line and Warner Bros. could still move the big-budget production out of New Zealand entirely.