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  1. Ian McKellen Almost Didn't Return as Gandalf in 'The Hobbit'

    9:00 am 10/17/2012

    The actor tells THR that the familiar role "wasn't particularly challenging," but he realized: "How many millions of people are waiting for it?"Read more

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  2. 'The Hobbit:' Inside Peter Jackson and Warner Bros.' $1 Billion Gamble

    9:00 am 10/17/2012

    An army of filmmakers in New Zealand worked to bring J.R.R. Tolkien's world back to life -- on some 99 sets, with hundreds of props and truckloads of Russian hair because, the filmmaker tells THR, "we felt a certain ownership over Middle Earth."Read more

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  3. New Zealand Prime Minister Eyes U.S. growth for Kiwi Film Industry

    2:47 am 10/3/2012

    John Key visits Los Angeles to promote the home of "The Hobbit" as a film making destination.Read more

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  4. FIA 2012: New Zealand's 'The Hobbit' Drama Could End With Local Actors-Producers Deal

    12:22 pm 9/28/2012

    Kiwi performers are negotiating a possible first-time agreement in the wake of their 2010 clash over Peter Jackson's upcoming J.R. Tolkien adaptations. Read more

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  5. Protecting Performers’ Rights Tops Agenda at Global Actors' FIA 2012 Conference

    6:46 am 9/27/2012

    Non-union studio shoots like Peter Jackson's upcoming "The Hobbit" films are seen as moles in a wack-a-mole game that international guilds must band together to deal with. Read more

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  6. Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Trilogy Bypasses Consoles for Mobile and Online Games

    9:48 am 9/25/2012

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Kabam will release two unique games this fall ahead of the theatrical debut of the "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."Read more

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  7. Peter Jackson Targets Arkansas Politician With 'West Memphis Three' Screenings

    10:00 am 9/19/2012

    The doc quietly enters theaters where the case's prosecutor runs for Congress.Read more

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  8. 'The Hobbit' Trailer Takes Bilbo & Company on an 'Unexpected Journey' (Video)

    8:07 am 9/19/2012

    The latest look at what is now the first of three "Hobbit" films debuts some new footage from the epic adventure.Read more

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