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  1. 'The Hobbit:' An Unexpected Journey' - Announcement Trailer

    12:01 pm 10/24/2012

    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield.Read more

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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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