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First 'Hobbit' Video Diary: Get Middle Earth-Horny Early

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Proof that the long-troubled production on The Hobbit has finally gotten going, director Peter Jackson has put up a ten-minute video blog--the first in what will be a series--showing the actors and crew coming together to shoot this son of a bitch. Of all the times a disheveled, greasy-haired man has enthusiastically shown me high fantasy costumes and weaponry, this was probably the one that made me least uncomfortable:

  • December 20, 2011
    It was in 2004 that Peter Jackson completed the Lord of the Rings trilogy, delivering what would eventually, through his extended editions, become over 11 hours of high fantasy storytelling to keep us company instead of women for the next eight years. Now, at long last--followi... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2011
    With The Hobbit's over 250 days of shooting now progressing in the southern hemisphere, Entertainment Weekly has debuted our first look at Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins from the set of Peter Jackson's two-part series. He looks just like I always pictured Bilbo readings things... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2012
    A new trailer for The Hobbit is here--the first since Peter Jackson announced plans to pad the story out into a trilogy of feature-length films. As such, it's also the first preview to feature Gandalf continually insisting, "Wow, this story is just getting started isn't it? Rea... / Continue →
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