Making the movie trilogy “The Hobbit” has cost more than half a billion dollars so far, double the amount spent on the three movies in the “The Lord of the Rings” series. That figure includes the…
"Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer is done with the vampire franchise.
Warner Bros. will release an extended edition of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” starting in October, that features 13 minutes of additional footage in the film and nine hours of bonus content…
Martin Freeman has completed his work as the lead character in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy. “Tonight Martin Freeman finished his last shot as Bilbo Baggins,” Jackson said in a Facebook post…
A federal judge refused to dismiss claims by Warner Bros. and the Saul Zaentz Co. that the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien cost them “millions of dollars in license fees” from merchandising of “The Lord of…
After spending the past two weeks trying to turn the tide for "Pacific Rim," Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures now are bracing for what appears to be a gruesome inevitability for the $185…
Cable TV, theatrical B.O. and advertising propel continuing expansion
There's not much Hobbit in the teaser for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Instead, this first appetite-whetter for Part Two of Peter Jackson's epic J.R.R. Tolkien adaptation overflows with…
A competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner's tale of dirt-poor Missippi folk in mourning.
Digital savvy got him the CEO job. Now Kevin Tsujihara has to unify Warner Bros. and steer its evolution in an on-demand world.
Warner Bros. has added new fodder to its counterclaim against the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, which contends that the studio overstepped its bounds in merchandising “The Lord of the Rings” and “The…