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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. '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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  9. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' First Poster Debuts

    11:12 am PDT 06/10/2013
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    Peter Jackson's second installment in the prequel trilogy hits theaters on Dec. 13. READ MORE

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

    12:00 am PDT 06/10/2013
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    The second in a trilogy of films, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage and Evangeline Lilly. READ MORE

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  11. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Clip: This Is Our Fight

    12:00 am PDT 06/01/2013
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  12. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Clip: Your World Will Burn

    12:00 am PDT 06/01/2013
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  13. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Clip: Into The Barrels

    12:00 am PDT 06/01/2013
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  14. Peter Jackson Details His Desperate Obsession With Casting Martin Freeman in 'The Hobbit'

    2:24 pm PST 12/05/2012
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    The director said that he spent countless late nights watching Freeman on "Sherlock" and reworked his entire shoot to accommodate him. READ MORE

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  15. Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen Defend Making 'The Hobbit' a Trilogy

    11:38 am PST 12/05/2012
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    "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

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  16. Sesame Street Sex Scandal, 'Hobbit' Animal Deaths and Returning 'Star Wars' Stars: THR Poll Results

    6:50 pm PST 12/04/2012
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    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

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  17. Stephen Colbert Announces 'Hobbit Week,' Featuring Film's Stars

    7:40 am PST 11/30/2012
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    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

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  18. What 'The Hobbit's 27 Animal Deaths Mean for Movies

    5:00 am PST 11/28/2012
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    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

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  19. 'Hobbit' Affair Still Rankles New Zealand Unions

    10:48 pm PST 11/27/2012
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    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

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  20. 'The Hobbit' Producers Enlist Nielsen in Legal Fight Against 'Age of the Hobbits'

    4:55 pm PST 11/27/2012
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    Warner Bros. pushes for a restraining order against an alleged trademark infringer by pointing to a study conducted about "Hobbit" confusion. READ MORE

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  21. What the 'Hobbit' Animal Deaths Mean For Movies

    6:00 am PST 11/27/2012
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    THE REPORT: The CEO of one of the country's top animal-rights groups calls for reforms. READ MORE

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