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The director of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" will receive the IBC’s highest honor for “fostering the relationship between technology and creativity.” READ MORE
The director shares the harrowing details of his Middle-earth swan song over Facebook. READ MORE
It's based on Peter Jackson's sequel, "The Desolation of Smaug," and features Bilbo and Thorin. READ MORE
The director tells fans he's too busy "working six days a week" finishing up the next two installments of the series to attend the annual convention or prepare new footage for the show. READ MORE
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
After a pair of franchise enthusiasts filmed themselves watching the new “Desolation of Smaug” footage, director Peter Jackson shares his delight on Facebook. READ MORE
Peter Jackson's second installment in the prequel trilogy hits theaters on Dec. 13. READ MORE
The second in a trilogy of films, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage and Evangeline Lilly.
The director said that he spent countless late nights watching Freeman on "Sherlock" and reworked his entire shoot to accommodate him. READ MORE
"Anyone who thinks Peter Jackson would fall for market forces around him rather than artistic integrity doesn’t know the guy or the body of his work," Sir Ian McKellen said. READ MORE
Poll findings reveal startlingly different opinions between young and old viewers regarding "The Hobbit", "Star Wars" reboots, and Sesame Street's fallen Elmo creator. READ MORE
The "Colbert Report" host and avid Tolkien fan will have on his show the film's stars Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis and Ian McKellen, as well as Peter Jackson. READ MORE
Peter Jackson and Warner Bros. deny on-set troubles as the Humane Society pushes for oversight into what happens when the cameras stop rolling. READ MORE
An attempt to unionize actors on the film boomeranged –- but now negotiations proceed between New Zealand producers and the country’s actors union. READ MORE
Warner Bros. pushes for a restraining order against an alleged trademark infringer by pointing to a study conducted about "Hobbit" confusion. READ MORE
THE REPORT: The CEO of one of the country's top animal-rights groups calls for reforms. READ MORE
Bilbo (Martin Freeman) and his companions continue their journey east and brave many dangers on their way to the Lonely Mountain, culminating in an encounter with the fearsome dragon Smaug.
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