Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: definitely filming in New Zealand, after government adjusts law?!

Simon Brew News Oct 27, 2010

The New Zealand government gives Warner Bros a $25m incentive, and possible legislative changes, to lure The Hobbit production its way…

Sylvester McCoy reportedly offered The Hobbit role

Simon Brew News Oct 25, 2010

Finally! Former Doctor Who Sylvester McCoy is set to go to Middle Earth, as he bags a role in Peter Jackson’s upcoming films of The Hobbit…

The Hobbit casting confirmed, Martin Freeman is Bilbo Baggins

Simon Brew News Oct 22, 2010

Casting starts falling into place for The Hobbit, with Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage and Aidan Turner among those confirmed for Middle Earth…

At last! The Hobbit greenlit, Martin Freeman is Bilbo, David Tennant set for role?

Simon Brew News Oct 18, 2010

The Hobbit movies are definitely happening, Martin Freeman looks to be Bilbo, and former Doctor Who star David Tennant might be joining up, too…

Martin Freeman talks The Hobbit

Simon Brew News Oct 12, 2010

Martin Freeman confirms that he was indeed offered the role of Bilbo Baggins in the two Hobbit movies. And that he may still have a chance of taking the role…

Could a Halo movie be back on the cards?

Simon Brew News Oct 7, 2010

Reports suggest that the once-scrapped idea of a Halo film is very much back on the table. But just wait until you read what it’s going to be based on…

The Hobbit news round-up

Simon Brew News Oct 4, 2010

Peter Jackson is about to officially sign up to direct, the greenlight is due in days, and The Hobbit will shoot in January. But, in the midst of all of that, there’s a brand new problem…

Union problems holding up The Hobbit, Peter Jackson’s angry response

Simon Brew News Sep 27, 2010

Just when you thought that The Hobbit movies might finally be ready to shoot, seven unions have urged their members not to work on the productions. And Peter Jackson isn’t happy…

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