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  1. 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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  2. 'Conan' Unveils Willie Nelson's 'Hobbit' Audition Video

    8:04 am PDT 04/30/2013
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    Campaigning to play Gandalf, the music legend shouts: "Hey, look at that dragon!" READ MORE

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  3. 'The Hobbit' Returns to Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts

    4:34 pm PDT 04/17/2013
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    The Jet Li actioner "The Sorcerer and the White Snake" is the week's highest-charting newcomer. READ MORE

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  4. 'Hobbit' Dominates Blu-ray, DVD Charts

    5:57 pm PDT 03/27/2013
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    Les Miserables debuted at No. 2 while "Zero Dark Thirty" took No. 3. READ MORE

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  5. 'Skyfall,' Sam Mendes Win Empire Awards in U.K.

    3:07 am PDT 03/25/2013
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    Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe, Martin Freeman and "Ted" were also honored at the 18th annual awards, which are voted on by the public. READ MORE

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  6. Warner Bros. Claims Tolkien Estate Breached 'Hobbit' Contract (Exclusive)

    2:19 pm PDT 03/13/2013
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    The studio alleges that repudiation of online game rights not only cost it millions of dollars but also decreased exposure for "Hobbit" films. READ MORE

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  7. Foreign Box Office: 'Die Hard' Hangs On to Top Spot While China Propels 'Hobbit' Past $1 Billion

    12:05 pm PST 03/03/2013
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    "Jack the Giant Slayer" was mild-mannered in 10 market bow and "Django Unchained" was so-so in Japan, while "Stoker" was strong in Korea. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office Milestone: 'Hobbit' Hits $1 Billion in Global Ticket Sales

    10:16 am PST 03/03/2013
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    The 3D tentpole becomes only the 15th film in history to join the elite club of top-earners. READ MORE

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  9. 'Skyfall' Leads U.K.'s Empire Award Nominations With Six

    2:30 am PST 03/01/2013
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    "Avengers Assemble" and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" picked up five nominations for the honors that are voted on by the public. READ MORE

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  10. Newly Released 'Hobbit' Documents Reveal Details of Nasty Union Dispute

    5:25 pm PST 02/27/2013
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    The previously confidential documents highlight the role Peter Jackson played in opposing what he called the "toxic nonsense" of a unionization effort. READ MORE

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  11. 'Journey to the West' Passes $160 Million at Chinese Box Office

    6:35 am PST 02/25/2013
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    Stephen Chow Sing-chi’s fantastical comedy becomes the second Chinese film in as many months to hit 10-digit local earnings at home, with its quest to top "Avatar's" record takings of 1.38 billion yuan possibly hindered by the release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." READ MORE

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  12. Imax Sees Double-Dating Dent Chinese Box Office

    9:45 am PST 02/21/2013
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    The giant screen exhibitor predicts the forces of economic growth will win out and reduce the number of Hollywood tentpoles debuting simultaneously in that fast-growing Asian market. READ MORE

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  13. 'Hobbit' Leads Saturn Awards With Nine Nominations

    6:00 pm PST 02/19/2013
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    "Life of Pi" and "Skyfall" followed with eight and seven noms, respectively. READ MORE

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  14. Southern European Woes Drag Down Box Office

    3:59 am PST 02/08/2013
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    Overall admissions fall 0.9 percent in Europe despite hits like "Skyfall" and box office gains across Northern Europe and Russia. READ MORE

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  15. New Zealand Official Orders ‘Hobbit’ Document Release

    8:47 am PST 02/07/2013
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    Warner Bros.’ New Line unit warns that disclosure of sensitive communications between the company and the government would be a “major disincentive” to future production in the country. READ MORE

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  16. VES Awards: 5 Things to Know Before the Ceremony

    11:53 am PST 02/05/2013
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    The 11th annual Visual Effects Society Awards takes place Tuesday evening at the Beverly Hilton. READ MORE

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  17. Hollywood Docket: 'Hobbit' Slot Machine Countersuit; 'Spider-Man' Deal; 'Avengers' Briefcase

    10:15 am PST 01/31/2013
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    The Saul Zaentz Co. alleges that the Tolkien estate is objecting to "Lord of the Rings" online games and slot machines in bad faith. READ MORE

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  18. Oscars 2013: Who's Putting Academy Screeners Online?

    6:00 am PST 01/23/2013
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    Studios and indie distributors weigh investigating one guild member who's under suspicion. READ MORE

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  19. Lawyer Pens Detailed Analysis of 'Hobbit' Contract Between Bilbo and Dwarves

    5:27 pm PST 01/22/2013
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    "Law and Superheroes" author James Daily tackles whether the One Ring is rightfully Bilbo's and other questions the film raises. READ MORE

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  20. Costume Designers Guild Surprises With 'Argo' and 'Moonrise Kingdom' as Period-Film Nominations

    12:09 pm PST 01/18/2013
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    All five of the Oscar-nominated costume designers are nominated for CDG Awards, just not in the same category. READ MORE

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  21. Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominees

    6:29 pm PST 01/17/2013
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    “Argo,” “Life Of Pi,” “Skyfall,” and “The Hobbit” earn the most nominations in features, with three each. READ MORE

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