By Aries Joseph Hegina
As the December 12 release of the final installment of “The Hobbit” trilogy draws near, Warner Bros. Pictures unveiled Tuesday the posters of the story’s eight main characters: Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, Thorin Oakenshield, Galadriel, Legolas, Tauriel, Bard, and Thandruil.
The movie trilogy “The Hobbit” has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.
By Ruben V. Nepales
(Part 1 of a series) LOS ANGELES—Two biblical epics (one shot by Oscar-nominated Filipino-American cinematographer Matthew Libatique), two Hercules movies, “Godzilla,” “Jersey Boys,” “The Hobbit,” “Transformers,” “Spider-Man,” “RoboCop,” Lady Gaga in a “Sin City” prequel/sequel, “Princess Grace” and more are coming to your local cineplexes this year. “Noah,” with Russell Crowe in the […]
Fantasy blockbuster “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” ruled the North American box office this weekend, holding off a strong festive season challenge from Disney’s animated musical “Frozen,” estimates showed Sunday.
New Zealand’s national airline has unveiled a giant image of the dragon Smaug on one of its planes to celebrate the premiere of the second movie in the Hobbit trilogy.