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  1. David Bowie Auditioned for 'Lord of the Rings' Role

    3:45 am 1/28/2016

    Dominic Monaghan — who played Merry — claims he saw Ziggy Stardust in the casting office. Read more

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  2. Peter Jackson: I Didn't Know What the Hell I Was Doing on 'The Hobbit'

    1:36 pm 11/19/2015

    "It was impossible, and as a result of it being impossible, I just started shooting the movie with most of it not prepped at all," admits the director in a behind-the-scenes video.Read more

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  3. London Film Festival Closes With 'Steve Jobs'

    4:17 am 10/19/2015

    Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin provided the star power on the closing night.Read more

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  4. Peter Jackson Re-creates Bilbo's Bag End in His Basement

    6:57 pm 6/30/2015

    After six films, and over a decade of his life, he can't say goodbye completely. Read more

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  5. 'Furious 7' and How Peter Jackson's Weta Created Digital Paul Walker

    5:00 am 3/25/2015

    Re-creating the franchise's late star joins a new front in Hollywood's decades-long effort to create a fully realistic CG actor.Read more

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  6. New Line to Remake New Zealand Horror-Comedy 'Housebound' (Exclusive)

    12:00 pm 2/11/2015

    Pater Jackson is a fan of the horror comedy.Read more

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  7. How 'The Hobbit's' Billion-Dollar Box-Office Haul Shrank by $90M

    5:00 am 2/6/2015

    A stronger dollar is slamming the studios amid the global currency crisis as the euro hits a nine-year low, the value of Russia’s ruble is sliced in half and the all-important returns from international collapse: "It is a serious problem."Read more

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  8. Oscars: Why This Year's VFX Winner Could Be Exported

    10:00 am 2/5/2015

    So long, L.A.! Foreign-based visual effects houses are responsible for four of the five nominees, from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to 'Interstellar,' as much of the business has fled the city.Read more

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  9. China Box Office: Final 'Hobbit' Film Debuts in Top Spot

    2:54 am 1/27/2015

    'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is the latest U.S. movie to capture the imagination of Chinese moviegoers, although domestic fare continues to be strong.Read more

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  10. Global Box Office: 'American Sniper' Knows No Borders; 'Hobbit' Hits $800M

    12:44 pm 1/18/2015

    Elsewhere, 'The Imitation Game' crosses $100 million.Read more

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