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‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Set for China Rerelease

Peter Jackson's beloved fantasy series is well known in China and could earn more on its second run than it did during its first back in the early 2000s.

Peter Jackson Reveals Sneak Peek of Beatles Doc ‘Get Back’

Peter Jackson has released a sneak peek of his upcoming documentary 'The Beatles: Get Back,' teasing some of the 56 hours of unseen footage the director has had access to of the Fab Four. 

Peter Jackson’s Weta Expands Board While Launching Los Angeles and San Francisco Offices

Peter Jackson's Weta Digital is growing its Board while launching Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.

Peter Jackson’s Weta Launches Animation Studio

Peter Jackson's Weta has launched an animation studio. The 'Lord of the Rings' helmer and writer/producer Fran Walsh plan to direct, write and produced animated features as the growing studio hires…

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Heads for Disney+, ‘David Copperfield’ Pic Lands August Release in Theaters

The fantasy adventure 'The One and Only Ivan' is the latest Hollywood studio movie to bypass theaters and go directly to streaming.

Disney to Release Peter Jackson Beatles Documentary

Disney has acquired the worldwide rights to Peter Jackson's Beatles documentary. 'The Beatles: Get Back,' which will look at the recording of the band's final album and will premiere in the U.S. and…

Stephen Colbert Stars in Mock ‘Lord of the Rings’ Spinoff in ‘Late Show’ Sketch

During the 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert''s tour of New Zealand, the host took a fantasy detour to the shire to meet up with director Peter Jackson, who has helmed 'The Lord of the Rings' and…

Russell Crowe Turned Down Potential $100M ‘Lord of the Rings’ Payday

Russell Crowe came close to playing Aragorn in iconic 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy — but he was put off by one phone call with director Peter Jackson.

Michael Lynne, Former Co-Chairman and CEO of New Line Cinema, Dies at 77

Michael Lynne, who partnered with Bob Shaye to transform New Line Cinema from a struggling independent studio to a powerhouse known for its success with the 'Lord of the Rings,' 'Rush Hour' and…

‘Alita: Battle Angel’: Film Review

Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron worked with Peter Jackson's visual effects wizards on this long-gestating manga-based action thriller 'Alita: Battle Angel.'

Peter Jackson to Direct Documentary About The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ Recording Sessions

Peter Jackson has signed up for a few hard days' nights in the editing suite to do a documentary based on 55 hours of never-released footage of The Beatles' 'Let It Be' recording sessions in the…

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Director Christopher McQuarrie Honored by Advanced Imaging Society

'Mission Impossible – Fallout' director Christopher McQuarrie will receive the Advanced Imaging Society's Harold Lloyd Award.