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2013-12-05 12:25:03

The Second Film in the Highly Anticipated THE HOBBIT Trilogy Hits Theatres December 13 BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bilbo Baggins' journey through Middle-earth resumes on December 13, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has teamed up with their roster of global licensees to create an array of offerings inspired by the second film of The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM)....

2013-12-01 08:20:17

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As movie fans await the imminent release of the second film of The Hobbit Trilogy - and another epic dose of Middle-earth landscapes - New Zealand has taken a cue from Hollywood by unveiling a giant pop-up book of New Zealand in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131201/MM25608-a The country that provided the epic scenery that backdrops The Hobbit Trilogy movies has installed the world's largest pop-up book -...

2012-12-14 20:20:31

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all fans of Middle-earth - Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has teamed up with a slate of renowned global licensees to capture the adventure of the eagerly awaited blockbuster film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is first in a trilogy of films based on the classic tale...

2012-12-07 12:21:38

LONDON, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Travel to Middle Earth in the footsteps of the new movie, The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey, with Austravel, the leading Australasia Specialist. The well anticipated movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be hitting our cinema screens for the first time on December 13th. From the Academy Award winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, he brings the first of a trilogy of films taken from the popular masterpiece The Hobbit by J.R.R....

2011-12-16 08:00:00

BILLUND, Denmark and BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group announced today a partnership that awards the world's leading construction toy brand exclusive rights to develop build-and-play construction sets based on THE LORD OF THE RINGS(TM) trilogy and the two films based on THE HOBBIT(TM). The multi-year licensing agreement grants access to the library of characters, settings, and stories for THE LORD OF THE RINGS property, as well...

2008-07-12 00:00:20

By >Bob Strauss Guillermo del Toro wants to clear a few things up about "The Hobbit." Rumors -- like the one that "Wanted" star James McAvoy has already been tapped to play Bilbo Baggins in the production that won't even start rolling for another two years -- have been burning up the Internet. And some about the the film prequel to J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" are even based on things del Toro may or may not have said. The latest came from a Los Angeles Film Festival talk last...

2008-07-01 15:00:32

IT WILL be a case of There and Back Again for Hobbit director Guillermo del Toro, who plans to commute every two weeks between New Zealand and Los Angeles. The Mexican director, best known for Hellboy and the Oscar- winning Pan's Labyrinth, is working with Hobbit executive producer Peter Jackson and his Wellington Wingnut and Weta production teams on the four-year, two-film project. Del Toro said work on the adaptation of Tolkien's The Hobbit and a sequel was in the very early stages....

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2007-12-19 00:00:00

NEW YORK -- Bilbo lives! After publicly feuding for more than a year, "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema have reached agreement to make J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," a planned two-film prequel to the blockbuster trilogy. Jackson, who directed "Rings," will serve as executive producer for two "Hobbit" pictures. They will tell the story of how the young hobbit Bilbo Baggins originally came to possess the nefarious One Ring that Frodo, his adopted heir, needed three...