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  1. Comic-Con: Lego to Unveil Smaug-Centric 'Hobbit' Set (Exclusive)

    12:44 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    The set, titled "LEGO: The Hobbit - The Lonely Mountain," will be the first time the iconic dragon from the world of JRR Tolkien will be available as a Lego toy. READ MORE

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  2. Judge Won't Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in 'Hobbit' Fight

    11:30 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    Fighting claims that it has gone beyond the scope of its rights, Warner Bros. made a bid to disqualify Greenberg Glusker from representing the plaintiffs. READ MORE

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  3. 'Planet of the Apes' Star Andy Serkis on How the Actors All Went to 'Ape Camp' (Q&A)

    7:00 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    The actor and director talks about taking performance capture on location, what he's planning for his "Jungle Book" adaptation and how he feels about saying goodbye to Gollum. READ MORE

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  4. Warner Bros. Wants to Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in 'Hobbit' Fight

    1:22 pm PDT 06/10/2014
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    UPDATED: The two sides argue over evidence in an $80 million lawsuit over merchandise and games. READ MORE

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  5. Third 'Hobbit' Movie Gets New Title

    8:30 am PDT 04/24/2014
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    The final installment will be "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." READ MORE

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  6. NAB: Moviegoers Won't React to HDR Imagery as They Did to Hyper-Real 'Hobbit,' Proponents Say

    1:43 pm PDT 04/06/2014
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    “I think audiences will get used to seeing this; they just don't have a reference for it," said panelist Collin Davis. READ MORE

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  7. MGM Income Up 97 Percent for 2013

    10:58 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    UPDATED: The studio also reported revenues increased 11 percent to $1.53 billion for the calendar year. READ MORE

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  8. 'The Hobbit' Tops List of 2013's Most Pirated Movies

    5:53 am PST 12/31/2013
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    The first installment of Peter Jackson's trilogy and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" were both illegally downloaded more than 8 million times this past year. READ MORE

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  9. Weinsteins Want Dispute Over 'Hobbit' Profits in Public Court

    1:31 pm PST 12/24/2013
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    The brothers file a motion to suspend an arbitration initiated by Warner Bros. READ MORE

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  10. Box Office: 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Nabs $31.1 Million Friday in U.S.

    8:30 am PST 12/14/2013
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    UPDATED: The weekend's other new entry, "Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas," earned $5.74 million Friday. READ MORE

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  11. MGM Signs Multiyear Pay TV Deal With Turkey's D-Smart

    4:58 am PST 11/28/2013
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    The operator of thematic channels across satellite TV and digital platforms takes exclusive rights to such titles as the "Hobbit" trilogy and horror remake "Carrie," along with multiple library films. READ MORE

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  12. Peter Jackson Unveils 20 Minutes of New Footage at 'Hobbit' Fan Event

    8:39 pm PST 11/04/2013
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    Tolkienites from L.A. to Sydney were treated to a live Q&A with the director and stars of his upcoming "Desolation of Smaug." READ MORE

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  13. Appeals Court Won't Lift 'Age of the Hobbits' Injunction

    7:46 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    A ruling that Warner Bros. has demonstrated a likelihood of success in a trademark battle stands. READ MORE

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  14. Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' Trilogy Has Cost $561 Million So Far

    2:54 pm PDT 10/04/2013
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    That figure includes the major 266 days of filming with actors, although it doesn't include an additional two months or so of "pick-up" shoots. READ MORE

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  15. IBC Wrap: 'We Would Be Fools if We Didn't Learn From 'The Hobbit''

    1:43 pm PDT 09/23/2013
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    Digital cinema community debates laser light, immersive sound, resolution and high frame rates at confab. READ MORE

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  16. 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' 'Pacific Rim,' 'Iron Man 3' Lead HPA Awards Feature Nominations

    11:44 am PDT 09/04/2013
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    Peter Jackson's Park Road will receive the Judges Award for "The Hobbit's" high frame rate, stereoscopic 3D postproduction. READ MORE

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  17. Peter Jackson's Weta, Park Road Post Earn 3D Awards for 'Avatar,' 'Hobbit' Work

    5:05 am PDT 08/26/2013
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    3D Society’s Technology Awards will also be presented to companies including Dolby, Regal and Mercedes-Benz at the Sept. 18 ceremony. READ MORE

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  18. New HBO 'Luck' Court Filing Claims Rampant Hollywood Animal Abuse

    1:23 pm PDT 08/06/2013
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    An amended lawsuit comes with graphic pictures and allegations against "Life of Pi," "The Hobbit" and Steven Spielberg. READ MORE

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  19. Warner Bros. Allowed to Pursue Tolkien Estate For Allegedly Breaching 'Hobbit' Contract

    1:06 pm PDT 07/11/2013
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    A federal judge will let the studio continue its fight over whether it missed out on millions in licensing opportunities. READ MORE

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  20. Beyond 'The Hobbit': Why Hollywood is Staying in New Zealand

    11:00 am PDT 06/27/2013
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    From James Cameron's organic farm to Emmy contender "Top of the Lake," the idyllic island nation continues to thrive 12 years after Frodo and Co. put it on the movie location map. READ MORE

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