Bilbo (Martin Freeman) leads the dwarves and Gandalf (Ian McKellen) into the mountain to try and retrieve the Arkenstone from the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) in Peter Jackson's latest trailer. The film, from MGM and Warner Bros., is set to hit theaters on Dec. 13.
The Beats Electronics officials are starting programs to update FAME Recording Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and train its incoming generation of producers, audio engineers and musicians. READ MORE
Nick Kroll, Penny Marshall and Fred Willard star in a preview for a fake film about a man who tries to juggle Thanksgiving and Hanukkah while keeping his in-laws from finding out he's Jewish. READ MORE
A torrent tracker associated with Gottfrid Svartholm is accused of illegal online distribution of films and TV series, including recent box office hit "Stalingrad" and U.S. hits "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire." READ MORE
Technology is reshaping the auto industry as thoroughly as it is transforming Hollywood and will be just as disruptive. "This is fundamentally changing how we drive," said Sven Beiker, of Stanford University's Center of Automotive Research. READ MORE