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James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand James Cameron Taking ‘Avatar’ Sequels to New Zealand

Director James Cameron has confirmed that three sequels to his ‘Avatar’ blockbuster will be produced in New Zealand, beginning in 2015. New Zealand, the Polynesian country where Peter Jackson filmed his ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hobbit’ trilogies, has agreed …

Evangeline Lilly Attends ‘Hobbit’ Premiere Evangeline Lilly Attends ‘Hobbit’ Premiere

Actress Evangeline Lilly joined Orlando Bloom and LOTR franchise director Peter Jackson at the Hollywood premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, at the Dolby Theater on Monday. Also on hand for the screening were Hobbit actors Martin Freeman, …

Air New Zealand Unveils Hobbit Paint Job Air New Zealand Unveils Hobbit Paint Job

“Lord of the Rings” franchise director Peter Jackson was on hand in Auckland Monday, as Air New Zealand unveiled an image on one of its planes, of the dragon Smaug, a villain from the upcoming “The Desolation of Smaug,” the …

Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded
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Throughout the past two years, Google has been releasing its “Chrome Experiments” showcasing what its web browser and HTML 5 are capable of. Past experiments have included a variety of topics and games, including star charts, skee ball, and multiplayer …

“Desolation of Smaug”: New Trailer Released “Desolation of Smaug”: New Trailer Released

Fans of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” got another teasing morsel of what’s to come on December 13th. We began waiting after floating out of the first showing of “Unexpected Journey” last year, and now the heavy marketing for “The …

‘The Hobbit’ Trailer Recreated With LEGOs ‘The Hobbit’ Trailer Recreated With LEGOs

Back in June, the long-expected trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was finally released. The preview gave Tolkien fans their first glimpse of the dragon Smaug, voiced in this adaptation by Benedict Cumberbatch. This week, the dedicated artists …

“Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” Shortest Film In Series “Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” Shortest Film In Series
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When Peter Jackson announced that he would be turning “The Hobbit” into three films, some fans of the Tolkien books groaned. Even though he’s well-known for his drawn-out storytelling style, some don’t think the tale of “The Hobbit” needs to …

Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV

Panasonic Japan has just announced that it’s developing a new “Super Hi-Vision” (as it’s called in that country) plasma screen that supports 8K resolution at 120 frames per second. The joint project with NHK Science and Research Laboratories will push …