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Want Hobbit Movie News? Hobbit Headlines of the Week!


Jan 10 2014, 10:58am

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     Want Hobbit Movie News? Hobbit Headlines of the Week!  

Want Hobbit Movie News? Hobbit Headlines of the Week!

Hobbit Headlines for the period of 02nd - 10th January 2014.

Please see below for classification of spoilers:

S! - Spoiler! (Warning - you will be spoiled by opening the link)
LS - Limited Spoilers (Tidbits and snippets, no hard spoilers)
NS - No Spoilers (No spoilers contained whatsoever)

***Please note: Now that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey extended edition has been released worldwide, spoiler tags for news relating solely to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will no longer be used (they will all be marked with "NS"). Spoiler tags will now only be used for stories relating to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, and their subsequent extended editions. This includes any DVD news, behind the scene footage, commentaries, DVD/radio/TV/magazine interviews, screen-captures, promotional pictures and posters, any "making of" documentaries and videos, featurettes, merchandise, trailers, clips, tie-in material (books etc.), and so on.***

You have been warned!



The February 2014 issue of EMPIRE magazine includes a small snippet on a few things to expect in The Hobbit: There and Back Again. LS/S! [Thread] [Source]


Updated list of geeky observations from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug posted. S! [Thread]

David Salo helps fans decipher the translation on Kili's runestone seen in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - find out what it says. S! [Thread] [Source]

'Smaug: Unleashing the Dragon', a new book detailing the creation of Smaug for The Hobbit trilogy, now available for pre-order on Amazon and WETA websites. NS [Thread] [Source - WETA] [Source - Amazon.com] [Source - Amazon.co.uk]


Graham McTavish talks exclusively to TheOneRing.net - talks briefly about role his character, Dwalin. NS [Thread]

Sag Harbor Express interview Lee Pace, Richard Armitage and Orlando Bloom - Lee Pace talks about how immortality shapes Thranduil’s view of battle and his relationship with Legolas, while Richard Armitage talks about playing Thorin in the Battle of Five Armies. LS/S! [Thread] [Source - Orlando Bloom interview] [Source - Lee Pace and Richard Armitage interview]


Detailed interview with Philippa Boyens - talks about the new characters, locations and plots seen in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug movie, among many other things. S! [Thread] [Source]

Box Office update - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug passes $750 million. NS [Thread]


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug nominated for Favorite Year End Movie at the 2014 People's Choice Awards. NS [Thread] [Source]


Several new video clips highlighting various aspects of making The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. They feature new behind the scenes footage and interviews with Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, as well as makeup and costume designers, special effects artists, editors, and other cast and crew including Lee Pace. S! [Thread] [Source]


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug receives 2 BAFTA nominations - best make-up and hair & best special visual effects. NS [Thread] [Source] [Thread 2]

Warner Bros. have released a “For Your Consideration” awards website/ebook with many of the videos mentioned above as well as behind-the-scenes stills and commentary about the film making process. S! [Thread] [Source]

Computer Graphics World magazine ponder whether or not The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be nominated for any Oscars this year. NS [Thread] [Source]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug receives two nominations from the Art Directors Guild and Costume Designers Guild. NS [Thread 1] [Thread 2]


Michael Martinez blog article: "How Much Padding is There in Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” Trilogy?". S! [Thread] [Source]

BadTaste.it interview Richard Armitage - discusses dragon sickness, deleted scenes from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and more. S! [Thread] [Source]


VFX interview Eric Saindon, VFX supervisor at WETA, on CGI used in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. S! [Thread] [Source]

James Nesbitt confirms he will be returning to New Zealand in May 2014 for The Hobbit: There and Back Again pick-ups. NS [Thread] [Source]


For a comprehensive collection of all released (and leaked(!)) pictures and screenshots, see TORn user DarkJackal's website:

- Hobbit Photo Gallery
- Screencaps from trailers, video blogs and TV spots


Previous Hobbit Headlines:

23rd-02nd January 2014

Feel free to PM me if you have any questions, suggestions or ideas. Please notify us if any Hobbit movie news has been omitted. All links working at time of posting.



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