The Hobbit: now a cartoon. A fancy, charming cartoon.
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Featuring pretty scenery and Andy Serkis taking his post as the second-unit director.
They have capes.
Welcome to the Shire, Tim Canterbury.
Kate Austen returns to an island.
Mark your calendars.
This theatrical trend shall not pass.
Also known as the actor Andy Serkis.
The world's most cursed production finally started shooting.
Many of the franchise's new players (including Martin Freeman) got together for a press conference today.
He — and 'The Hobbit' — should be fine!
Someone's still missing, though.
Newspaper ads seeking extras with "light skin tones" were placed.
"I am not under contract, no."
The New Zealand Parliament "bowed to the will of Warner Bros."
Both of Peter Jackson's films will be shot there after the government throws in some incentives.
The Hobbit director kicks off the New Zealand morning by saying his labor opponents put "a gun to our head."
"Prime Minister John Key and other politicians are trying to salvage 'The Hobbit' situation so the shoot stays in New Zealand."
“Is the movie going to come or go? We don’t know."
Two iconic books, one Jim Halpert progenitor.
It's a nice distraction from that nasty battle he's having with a New Zealand union.