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Little wonder – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Richard Armitage. Directed by Peter Jackson. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Peter Jackson didn’t particularly want to direct The Hobbit, and I didn’t particularly want to be bored to tears, but there we both were, fulfilling what could only be described as some […]

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Billy Connolly cast in The Hobbit

Actor and comedian Billy Connolly has joined the cast of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Connolly, best known for his stand up comedy and films such as Mrs Brown and The Man Who Sued God, will play a dwarf warrior named Dain Ironfoot. Jackson’s two-part adaptation of the bestselling J.R.R Tolkien […]

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Peter Jackson in negotiations to direct The Hobbit

Listen to the tiny voices of Middle Earth celebrating in unison. Peter Jackson is in talks to direct the two films based upon J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. According to THR, Jackson is officially negotiating a deal to helm The Hobbit films following former-director Guillermo Del Toro‘s departure from the project. Jackson and Del Toro had […]

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