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

    9:00 am PDT 10/17/2012
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    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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  2. Ian McKellen Almost Didn't Return as Gandalf in 'The Hobbit'

    9:00 am PDT 10/17/2012
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    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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  3. 'Hobbit' Lawyers Threaten 'Age of the Hobbits' Movie (Exclusive)

    8:42 am PDT 10/17/2012
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    UPDATED: A low-budget studio known for "mockbusters" says its "Hobbits" title refers to a "human subspecies" called Homo Floresiensis. READ MORE

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  4. The Hard Road to 'The Hobbit'

    6:00 am PDT 10/16/2012
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    With billions in box office under his belt and an armful of Oscars, "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson returns to Middle Earth. READ MORE

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

    12:44 pm PDT 09/28/2012
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    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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  6. Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Trilogy Bypasses Consoles for Mobile and Online Games

    10:45 am PDT 09/25/2012
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    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. 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Gets Royal Appointment

    4:36 am PDT 09/24/2012
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    The movie will be screened at this year's Royal Film Performance, an event established to support the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund. READ MORE

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  8. Third 'Hobbit' Film Sets Release Date

    4:40 pm PDT 08/31/2012
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    New Line and Warner Bros. also have retitled the second film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." READ MORE

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  9. Theater Owners Aren't Expected to Raise Prices for 48 fps Showings of 'The Hobbit'

    7:48 pm PDT 08/22/2012
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    While Peter Jackson's movie will be projected at a higher frame rate at select theaters in major markets, exhibitors don't plan to ask moviegoers to pay an additional surcharge. READ MORE

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  10. Warners Taking 'Prudent' Approach to 'The Hobbit's' 48fps Release

    3:13 pm PDT 08/09/2012
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    The higher-frame rate version of the movie will play in “all major markets in North America,” domestic distribution chief Dan Fellman says, but only in select theaters. READ MORE

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  11. Siggraph: Biz Braces for Higher Frame Rates in Wake of 'The Hobbit'

    10:00 am PDT 08/03/2012
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    Peter Jackson ushers in 48 frames per second, but effects houses and studio budgets will feel the brunt of the biggest change to film production since the addition of sound. READ MORE

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  12. No One Knows How Much Peter Jackson's New 'Hobbit' Film Will Cost

    5:00 am PDT 08/01/2012
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    The new entry into a surprising trilogy gets a green light -- even with a mystery budget. READ MORE

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  13. Third 'Hobbit' Film Confirmed

    8:47 am PDT 07/30/2012
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    An extra film, announced Monday, will create a second trilogy from director Peter Jackson. READ MORE

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  14. 'The Hobbit' Filmmakers in Deep Talks With Warner Bros. to Make Third Movie

    4:58 pm PDT 07/24/2012
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    Sources close to production say Peter Jackson has concluded that he wants to turn his upcoming two-film adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien epic into a trilogy. READ MORE

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  15. Comic-Con 2012: Peter Jackson Won't Preview 'The Hobbit' at 48 Frame-Per-Second Frame Rate

    10:04 am PDT 07/14/2012
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    The director will instead show footage in 2D at the standard 24 frames. READ MORE

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  16. 'The Hobbit' Completes Filming, Peter Jackson Posts Facebook Message (Photo)

    8:44 am PDT 07/06/2012
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    After 266 days, principal photography on the epic "Lord of the Rings" prequel has wrapped. READ MORE

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  17. How Alan Horn's Move to Disney Studios Affects 'The Hobbit'

    5:00 am PDT 06/06/2012
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    The question becomes: Will the new chairman stay on the Warner Bros.-Peter Jackson film as producer? READ MORE

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  18. Peter Jackson Considering Dolby Atmos for 'The Hobbit'

    3:31 pm PDT 05/01/2012
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    The new Dolby sound format will be installed at the Dolby Theatre, home of the Academy Awards. READ MORE

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  19. Peter Jackson Responds to 'Hobbit' Footage Critics, Explains 48-Frames Strategy

    11:37 am PDT 04/28/2012
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    Because the film clip shown at Cinemacon were not finished, he adds, “People haven’t experienced it yet in the way it should be experienced.” READ MORE

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  20. Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Should Hit Theaters at 48-Per-Second Frame Rate

    7:26 pm PDT 04/18/2012
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    After Jackson and James Cameron championed higher frame rates as a solution to exhibition problems, projection manufacturers are working to support the move in time for the movie's December 14, 2012 release date. READ MORE

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  21. 'The Hobbit' Owner Cracks Down On 'Hobbit' Pub: No More 'Frodo' Cocktails

    10:29 am PDT 03/15/2012
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    Actor Stephen Fry joins more than 45,000 people trying to save a U.K. pub from the trademark demands of the Saul Zaentz Company. READ MORE

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