News from Bree
Mar 24 2013, 3:44pm
Post #1 of 1
the countdown, how exciting
A Running commentary made during the Live Sneak Peek
Live Stream starts now, . . . with Jed Brophy at the Post Production house
Peter is reading the newspaper
spoiler alert, it’s great weather on Monday
Cricket scores shared for the English fans
Motion capture stage visited, with Azog and another Orc, more
fighting with the orcs, including orc archery
Dam Busters, someone should remake it so Jed can be in it.
James Bond walk of fame is rather cool
Pre-vis department, Previsualization (animated sequences)
I see Smaug poster
Rather comic version of Smaug on a computer screen (psych)
the T-Rex with wings look a bit like Pete’s Dragon
Rivendell library is rather cool looking, even if never used
Jed loves Goldfinger
And then we enter the Editing room with Jabez Olssen
One Million years B.C was the poster over PJ’s bed as a kid
Now to see editing happening
Bard is taking the Dwarves and their barrels across the river, in a boat.
Bilbo - I should never come along, we have a saying in the Shire
“never venture east” he seems rather miserable
I should never have left Bagend. we have a saying in the Shire, we
learn it from birth, Never Venture East.
Peter and Jed agree that Aidan is one of the Hot Dwarves (Lisa)
Jed looks very waterlogged
we get the final cut - and it’s Bard saying “So Master Hobbit, why did you venture East
Yeah Luke, sends a little message to say hello to the fans. The One Ringer, that’s us
Jed teases that Bard is out of the film
but Peter says that Bard is one of the cool things about the next film
here come the video questions.
Chris asks about problems with a middle film?
PJ answers - middle films are complicated, but with multiple storylines
different character arcs and plotlines take over.
Thranduil on his thrown, awesome.
elf troop, with Legolas and Tauriel, fighting orcs
Laketown and the Master looking smarmy, and his manservant looks
a bit like grima.
Stephen Fry says he’s taking over from Orlando as the
most desirable man in the films
Stephen sends a video, and mentions that England is decimating NZ
Chinese girls ask questions about Legolas and Orlando and why he
was cast and whether or not he’s similar to his Elf
Orlando sends a video to ask PJ a question - he wants to know what
image he is most excited to see onscreen.
PJ says fans are most excited to see Smaug and Bilbo together and so
Stephen’s video has been running in the background because he’s
so wordy, but he says he has no idea if he’s in the last film
Marina in Canada - asks about new characters
PJ answers - Thranduil, Bard (part of the family now), They’ve made
Bard like Robin Hood, is he good or bad. And of course, Tauriel is new,
a new creation. Yay for her costume, finally getting to really see it.
Tauriel wears a leather
Brazilian kids asking questions, call it LOTR and pronounce it as a word
The kids ask about PJ’s favorite weapons, theirs is Gimli’s and Gloins ask.
PJ loves Theoden’s sword.
And back to London and Stephen Fry’s video still running ;-)
PJ was punishing Stephen about his comments about the NZ Cricket team
Twitter question about how difficult it is to stay on track or schedule
They mention the Flood in Nelson as one thing that messed up shooting
Surprise question with from Stephen Colbert - asks about the Sindar Elves
and the Avari elves? PJ says yes about the Elves
So PJ rags on Stephen Colbert about two different sizes of mugs on his
show, and how the quality of the printing on the mugs is poor quality
Twitter question - does he edit barefoot? Yes, he can be barefoot.
Lee Pace, woohoo, looking rather fab, as usual. Lee is looking forward
to seeing the animosity of Dwarves and Elves in his own halls.
Twitter question - would Jed like to inflict any dwarf torture on PJ?
Jed says maybe, but has to say no because he wants to continue
to work with him.
Great story about the Dwarves on the spit, and how Mark Hadlow got sick
and asked to take a break.
Billy Boyd sends a video question - In FOTR, they went as far as the
Misty Mountains, but he knows in The Hobbit they go further East. Billy
wants to know about any new Wildlands.
PJ answers about Mirkwood, and shows artwork the darkness and foreboding
nature of Mirkwood. Misty and mirky and hard to walk through, to be
Evangeline sends a question - What will Thranduil’s realm be like
PJ mentions that Greenscreens is why she does not know what the realm
looks like. The artwork shows a bridge over a raging river to a structure like
Rivendell, but inside the forest. The realm looks like Rivendell and Lorien
mixed together, but underground.
Dom Monaghan asks a question, he is holding the camera himself.
What is the best PJ rumor you’ve heard that is not true
What are you happiest about in transfering book to film
PJ answers about the craziest rumor - people asked him if he was
going to move his family to a ship off the coast to avoid paying Taxes. he gets
too seasick to do that.
Twitter question - will the Necromancer play a bigger part, and PJ says
yes and nothing else.
Here comes a look at the movie, but the Trailer is not ready yet.
PJ says that Gandalf goes to see the toms of the witchking
Gandalf in a cavern, showing a dark doorway that appears to be blown
open from within. he then goes inside, and sees a bird flies out of
broken stonework, and then sees Radaghast. The Nine tombs were
broken open from the inside.
The vlogs will be starting up again, even though this is very much like one.
sequence of action from throughout the film concluding with ‘We are the Dwarves
of Erebor, we have come to reclaim our homeland’
ran for about 55 minutes