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New 'Hobbit' Production Diary Shows Off Locations, That Peter Jackson Got Fat Again


If you're interested in the behind-the-scenes of The Hobbit, and you're okay with ruining the illusion of Middle Earth existing as a real, often-dangerous place that rationalizes your buying a longsword collection from TV's Cutlery Corner, have a look at Peter Jackson's latest production diary. For the fifth installment--the first since the release of The Hobbit's trailer--the diary talks about location shooting and the task of moving a production around New Zealand, a video answer to all the logistical, "what route didja take?" questions Peter Jackson's dad surely asked at Christmas dinner.


  • 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 →
  • June 20, 2011
    On The Hobbit's official Facebook page, Peter Jackson has announced the addition of two more names to his cast of millions. Lost actress and uncredited White Chicks partygoer Evangeline Lilly will lend her elf-like, Kate Beckinsale-esque features to Tauriel, a newly-created Woo... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2011
    Filling in some crucial Hobbit casting that's been keeping the high fantasy community up all night, Peter Jackson has officially filled the parts of Bard and Smaug in his Tolkien adaptation. Welsh actor Luke Evans, whose apparent god-like appearance got him the role of Apollo i... / Continue →
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