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A chance ( for UK citizens) to win tickets to the U.K. pre-premiere Event, New ‘The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey’ Extended Edition Featurette , Empire’s new ‘Desolation of Smaug’ covers, and TV Trailers 4 & 5

Details of’s new contest, and details of the star studded, many-city simulcast Event festivities, can be found here. If you’d like to see the new one minute featurette, which focuses on Graham McTavish (Dwalin) and his dressing room chair, click here. Empire Magazine’s four new covers featuring ‘The Hobbit; The Desolation of Smaug’, can […]

Hobbit News catch-up; Stamps, Motion Capture pics, PJ`s plans, Hobbit figure collectors unhappy, Cinematography Award, new vinyl figures, and PJ uuse of del Toro`s vison of the films

To get a look at New Zealand’s ‘Hobbit’ commemorative stamps and coins, click here. For a behind the scenes look at Benedict Cumberbatch doing some motion capture work playing Smaug, click here. Click here to read about Director Peter Jackson`s future plans. Click here to find out why many Hobbit action figure collectors are unhappy […]

News Update for Oct. 20th 2013.

For the full synopsis of THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG click here. The new banner ad and poster for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG can be found here. For information about the World Fantasy Convention to be held in Brighton England between Oct 31st and Nov 3rd click here. Recent interviews with Orlando […]

Rare LOTR props up for Auction

How would you like to own Sting, Gandalf the White’s staff or Gimli’s axe? Those LOTR movie props are among the items to be auctioned off this December at Julien’s Auctions in Bevery Hills, California. You’ll need to bring a bit of cash as these items won’t be going cheap! Details on the items to […]

‘Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer number 3: Latest 30 second Trailer now online

The latest trailer for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” shows a few more images from part two of Peter Jackson’s trilogy of “Lord of the Rings” prequel. The trailer can be viewed here.

A better look at Beorn

Previously, we posted a look at a still of Beorn that was rather scary to see. A much better look at Beorn can now be found here.

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’; New Banners and a New Trailer

To keep fans interested in the December release of the second Hobbit Movie, five new banners and a new Trailer have recently been released. They can be found here.