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  1. 'The Hobbit' to Receive Dolby Atmos Sound Mix

    12:01 am 10/24/2012

    Peter Jackson says Atmos and high frame rates “allow the audience to participate in the events on screen, rather than watching them unfold.”Read more

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  2. Stephen Colbert to Make Cameo in 'The Hobbit'

    11:49 am 10/20/2012

    The Comedy Central host and "Lord of the Rings" fan will appear in Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy.Read more

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  3. It's All Fun and Games at the Hollywood Film Awards

    11:00 am 10/19/2012

    As red-carpet season takes shape, the annual gala gives contenders a chance to practice their struts and try on their acceptance speeches.Read more

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  4. 'Paradise Lost' Trilogy to Be Released as Box Set

    6:00 am 10/19/2012

    The HBO documentaries that helped free the West Memphis Three will arrive to retailers as a collector's edition and include rare footage, bonus interviews and a photo book.Read more

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  5. 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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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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