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  1. 'The Hobbit': First Full Look at Dragon Smaug Unveiled on Air New Zealand Plane (Photo)

    9:17 pm PST 12/01/2013
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    Peter Jackson’s imagining of the dragon will fly into Los Angeles on Monday. READ MORE

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  2. Holiday Box Office: The Battle for the Over-35s

    5:00 am PST 11/14/2013
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    Oscar dreams fuel Hollywood's unprecedented rush to unspool more than a dozen adult dramas in December as "Hobbit" and "Hunger Games" now contend with Stiller and Scorsese. Says one analyst of the crunch: "It's crazy." READ MORE

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  3. Despite 'The Hobbit,' Hollywood Isn't Adopting 48 Frames Per Second

    5:00 am PST 11/13/2013
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    Peter Jackson loves the controversial high-frame-rate format, but no other filmmaker has adopted it as Warners adds screens for "Desolation of Smaug." Says Bryan Singer, "I had concerns." READ MORE

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  4. 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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  5. Orlando Bloom Speaks Out on Miranda Kerr Split: 'Life Sometimes Doesn't Work Out as We Plan' (Video)

    10:01 am PDT 11/01/2013
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    The actor opens up to Katie Couric about his feelings for his estranged Victoria's Secret model wife and how he's doing in the wake of news that they've decided to separate. READ MORE

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  6. The 'Simpsons' Visit Middle-Earth in Their New Intro (Video)

    2:44 pm PDT 10/31/2013
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    "The Simpsons" recreates Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" movie with its opening credits for next Sunday's episode. READ MORE

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  7. Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr Separated

    10:40 am PDT 10/25/2013
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    The actor and Victoria's Secret model have split after six years together. READ MORE

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  8. 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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  9. New 'Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Trailer Features Sword Fighting, Fire and a Precious Discovery (Video)

    6:41 am PDT 10/01/2013
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    The second preview for the latest installment in Peter Jackson's trilogy focuses on the dwarves of Erebor's attempt to reclaim their homeland. READ MORE

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  10. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Trailer 2

    4:00 am PDT 10/01/2013
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    The latest installment in Peter Jackson's trilogy focuses on the dwarves of Erebor's attempt to reclaim the Lonely Mountain. READ MORE

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  11. Comedian Billy Connolly Diagnosed With Early-Stage Cancer, Parkinson's Disease

    6:29 am PDT 09/16/2013
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    He has undergone successful surgery and is receiving treatment, according to a statement on his website. READ MORE

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  12. IBC: 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Previewed in High Frame Rates and 3D

    3:44 pm PDT 09/15/2013
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    The clip was presented Sunday during the IBC Awards, which also honored "Hobbit" helmer Peter Jackson. READ MORE

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  13. Hollywood's New A-Lister 'The Fifth Estate' Star Benedict Cumberbatch

    6:00 am PDT 09/11/2013
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    Get a behind-the-scenes look at THR's cover shoot with the star of "12 Years a Slave," "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." READ MORE

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  14. MGM Creditworthiness Gets a Boost From Major Ratings Agency

    4:10 pm PDT 08/19/2013
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    The privately held company's rating rises to a B+ from a B, but the agency cautions that pure-play movie companies still carry risk because of the volatility of the business. READ MORE

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  15. Peter Jackson Recognized By Broadcasters Organization

    1:22 pm PDT 08/13/2013
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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

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  16. 'The Hobbit': Peter Jackson Live-Blogging Final Day on Set

    8:03 pm PDT 07/25/2013
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    The director shares the harrowing details of his Middle-earth swan song over Facebook. READ MORE

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  17. Comic-Con: Lego's New 'Hobbit' Set to Be Revealed

    2:09 pm PDT 07/19/2013
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    It's based on Peter Jackson's sequel, "The Desolation of Smaug," and features Bilbo and Thorin. READ MORE

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  18. Comic-Con: Peter Jackson Says No 'Hobbit' Footage This Year

    12:19 pm PDT 07/02/2013
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    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

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  19. 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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  20. 'Hobbit' Actors Offer Giggling Response to Fan-Made Trailer Reaction Clip (Video)

    3:18 pm PDT 06/12/2013
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    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

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  21. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' First Trailer: Meet the Dragon (Video)

    10:54 am PDT 06/11/2013
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    Peter Jackson's second installment in the prequel trilogy hits theaters on Dec. 13. READ MORE

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