Weta Digital's David Clayton explains how the Oscar-nominated VFX team was able to bring the massive dragon Smaug to life in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."
Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) return to Jump Street and go undercover at a local college. Phil Lord's comedy is due out on June 13.
Diogo Morgado stars in Christopher Spencer's look at the life of Jesus. The film from producer Mark Burnett is set to hit theaters on Feb. 28.
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Speaking at the Produced By Conference, the "Episode VII" director says production will likely begin in London early next year and reveals what he'd like to see George Lucas tackle next. READ MORE
Fans rejoice -- but can't help cracking a few "Star Trek" and lens flare jokes. 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
As the makeup artist gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Baker says George Lucas' last few Episodes "lost reality." READ MORE
Sources tell THR that each will write separate projects, not necessarily "Episode 8" and "Episode 9" -- a plan similar to Marvel's movies around "The Avengers." READ MORE
The writer-director behind "Safety Not Guaranteed" has found himself in the middle of "Episode VII" speculation, which has provided some very surreal moments. READ MORE
Ron Shusett, who wrote the 1990 "Total Recall" and "Alien," tells THR the timing of the new adaptation could be tricky -- but that many other pieces are falling nicely into place. READ MORE
The pair will write either Episode VIII or Episode IX — their exact division of responsibilities is yet to be determined — and they will also come aboard to produce the films. READ MORE
The "Incredibles" helmer squashed fan hopes with this simple tweet: "Not doing Star Wars." READ MORE
A day after THR reported news of the 'Toy Story 3' writer's treatment, confirmation of an in-progress screenplay is posted on StarWars.com. READ MORE
Sources confirm Michael Arndt has written a 40- to 50-page extended outline for the new movie and will likely write a draft of the script. READ MORE
Sorry, Jar Jar, THR's chief film critic (and 15-year-old son) want serious, realistic movies. READ MORE
To a New Jersey kid and his best friend, the franchise was more than just movies. In a guest column for THR, the superfan has advice for Disney on how not to screw up the new chapter. READ MORE
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy recite dark lines from “Attack of the Clones” while Sebastian from “The Little Mermaid” channels Obi-Wan Kenobi. READ MORE
THE REPORT: As Disney plots a new chapter, here's how to not screw it up. READ MORE
THE REPORT: Steve Brodner imagines how some top helmers would imagine a galaxy far, far away. READ MORE
With the latest trilogy slated to begin in 2015, there's a new contender for the most coveted writing gig in Hollywood. Here's a wish list of potential writers who might fit the bill. READ MORE
Could it be J.J. Abrams? Matthew Vaughn? "Harry Potter" helmer David Yates? With all of Hollywood likely to want the job, here are some real choice options. READ MORE
In a call with investors, CEO Bob Iger says the $4.05 billion purchase price is two percent of the company's market value. READ MORE
UPDATED: A superfan's view of why Kathleen Kennedy's hands on the next set of adventures could turn the series away from the Dark Side. READ MORE
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