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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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: I Didn’t Know What the Hell I Was Doing on ‘The Hobbit’

"It was impossible, and as a result of it being impossible, I just started shooting the movie with most of it not prepped at all," admits the director in a behind-the-scenes video.

‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games’ Sequels Save 2014 European Box Office From Recession

Cinema revenue rises minimally, Hollywood market share falls, but the market share for European films hits a record high.

Studio Profitability Report: Who’s Up and Who’s Down

'Frozen' fever and Marvel moolah helped deliver $1.7 billion in 2014 as Disney topples Warner Bros., Paramount increases box office and Sony stumbles on 'Spider-Man' in THR's annual breakdown of money at the major studios.

iTunes in March: ‘The Imitation Game,’ ‘Wild,’ ‘The Last Man on Earth’ and More

Apple's store is also offering Adam Sandler's latest 'The Cobbler' and Ethan Hawke's 'Cymbeline' and free episodes of big March series premieres, including ABC's 'Secrets and Lies' and 'American Crime,' CBS' 'Battle Creek' and TV Land's 'Younger.'

Oscars 2015: ‘American Sniper’ Wins Best Sound Editing

Sienna Miller and Chris Evans presented the honor.

Canada’s Cineplex Boosts Fourth-Quarter Earnings Amid Weak Box Office

Higher concession and digital advertising sales offset the impact of lower grosses for the latest 'The Hobbit' and 'Hunger Games' installments.

Oscars: What ‘Hobbit’s’ Sound Editors Used to Make Clashing Armies Sound Realistic

This year's other nominees also reveal how they went the extra mile to find just the right effects.

How ‘The Hobbit’s’ Billion-Dollar Box-Office Haul Shrank by $90M

A stronger dollar is slamming the studios amid the global currency crisis as the euro hits a nine-year low, the value of Russia’s ruble is sliced in half and the all-important returns from international collapse: "It is a serious problem."

Berlin: Luke Evans Signs Up for Prison Thriller ‘Three Seconds’

Otto Bathurst is directing the film adaptation of the best-selling Swedish novel.

China Box Office: Final ‘Hobbit’ Film Rules As ‘Running Man’ Gives Chase

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is edging close to $100 million in the world's second-biggest film market.

China Box Office: Final ‘Hobbit’ Film Debuts in Top Spot

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is the latest U.S. movie to capture the imagination of Chinese moviegoers, although domestic fare continues to be strong.