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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Weta, Epic Games Create ‘The Hobbit’ CG Virtual Reality Experience

The user comes face to face with the dragon Smaug.

Imax Fourth-Quarter Earnings Dip, Exceed Expectations

The giant-screen exhibitor had box-office hits like 'Interstellar' and 'The Hobbit,' but results dropped amid more theater installations and a company record for box office in the year-ago period.

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.

German Home Entertainment Revenue Slips in 2014

Record viewing figures for the soccer world cup meant German fans bought and rented fewer films last year.

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

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

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Menacing ‘Hobbit’ Motion-Capture Video Released

'Sherlock' star completely inhabits the role of Smaug

‘Hobbit’ Trilogy Reportedly Cost $745 Million to Make

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

Trailers Aren’t Most-Shared Movie Content: Study

But promos still prompt almost a third of those who watch them to buy a ticket to the movie

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.

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.