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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

New Zealand Poised to Repeal Anti-Union ‘Hobbit Law’

The 2010 law, passed at Warner Bros.' insistence, bars unionization of the NZ film industry. A new Labour government has targeted it for repeal and now it's "goneburger," says one guild leader.

James Strong to Direct J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic ‘Middle Earth’

Penned by Angus Fletcher, the film will chart the tumultuous events that inspired him to pen 'Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings' trilogies.

Peter Jackson Re-creates Bilbo’s Bag End in His Basement

After six films, and over a decade of his life, he can't say goodbye completely.

It’s Official: ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’ Sets China Release Date

Katniss' struggle against the Capitol will roll out on over 4,000 screens on Feb. 8

German Box Office: Final ‘Hobbit’ Film Lands Best Opening of 2014

The third time's a charm for Peter Jackson's fantasy franchise

‘Hobbit’ Trilogy Reportedly Cost $745 Million to Make

Box office for the three films will likely top $3 billion globally

New ‘Shadows of Mordor’ Trailer Tells an Epic Tale From Middle-Earth

The launch trailer appeals to fans of the larger 'Lord of the Rings' franchise

Comic-Con: Lego to Unveil Smaug-Centric ‘Hobbit’ Set (Exclusive)

The set, titled "LEGO: The Hobbit - The Lonely Mountain," will be the first time the iconic dragon from the world of JRR Tolkien will be available as a Lego toy.

Judge Won’t Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in ‘Hobbit’ Fight

Fighting claims that it has gone beyond the scope of its rights, Warner Bros. made a bid to disqualify Greenberg Glusker from representing the plaintiffs.

‘Planet of the Apes’ Star Andy Serkis on How the Actors All Went to ‘Ape Camp’ (Q&A)

The actor and director talks about taking performance capture on location, what he's planning for his "Jungle Book" adaptation and how he feels about saying goodbye to Gollum.

Warner Bros. Wants to Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in ‘Hobbit’ Fight

UPDATED: The two sides argue over evidence in an $80 million lawsuit over merchandise and games.

Third ‘Hobbit’ Movie Gets New Title

The final installment will be "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."