Hobbit

Lord Of The Rings, Hobbit series proving precious to New Zealand`s economy

Lord Of The Rings, Hobbit series proving precious to New Zealand`s economy

Peter Jackson`s "Lord Of The Rings" and "Hobbit" series have proved to be as precious to New Zealand`s economy as any magical ring as millions flock to the country for a glimpse of Middle Earth, making tourism the main driver of growth.
 

Oct 30, 2016, 12:21 PM IST
Actor Orlando Bloom deported, Sushma Swaraj comes to his aid

Actor Orlando Bloom deported, Sushma Swaraj comes to his aid

Orlando Bloom was today deported to the UK soon after his arrival, as his E-visa had been rejected.

Dec 20, 2015, 20:44 PM IST
Extended version of final 'Hobbit' film to be R-rated

Extended version of final 'Hobbit' film to be R-rated

The extended version of filmmaker Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" will be released on Blu-ray with an R-rated cut of the film. "The Battle of the Five Armies" extended version will feature 20 extra minutes and over nine hours of special features, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Aug 27, 2015, 09:54 AM IST
The'Hobbit' trilogy extended edition to release in October

The'Hobbit' trilogy extended edition to release in October

 The extended edition of Peter Jackson's epic trilogy "Hobbit" under the title "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition", will hit the theatre screen in October this year.

Aug 05, 2015, 17:22 PM IST
Experience the magical world of 'Hobbits' with this movie themed hotel

Experience the magical world of 'Hobbits' with this movie themed hotel

You can now know what it's like to live in "the shire" like "hobbits," as a holiday firm has created a hotel inspired by author JRR Tolkien's work.

Apr 09, 2015, 13:45 PM IST
'Hobbit 3' storms China as it rakes-in $600m at International box-office

'Hobbit 3' storms China as it rakes-in $600m at International box-office

'Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies' has raked-in 600 million dollars at the International box-office, with the help of it monstrous opening day in China, it has been revealed.

Jan 27, 2015, 12:34 PM IST
'Hobbit' takes third straight win at U.S., Canada box office

'Hobbit' takes third straight win at U.S., Canada box office

The last of Peter Jackson`s three "Hobbit" films rode to a third straight weekend atop box office charts, selling an estimated $21.9 million in tickets at U.S. and Canadian theaters.

Jan 05, 2015, 10:17 AM IST
Celeb chef Jamie Oliver declined Peter Jackson`s offer to be hobbit

Celeb chef Jamie Oliver declined Peter Jackson`s offer to be hobbit

TV chef Jamie Oliver has revealed that he declined Peter Jackson's offer to play a hobbit in the on screen adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's tale.

Dec 29, 2014, 13:58 PM IST
Legolas in 'Hobbit' my most defining role ever: Orlando Bloom

Legolas in 'Hobbit' my most defining role ever: Orlando Bloom

Actor Orlando Bloom says doing 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings' series has been a privilege for him and his character in the films is his most defining role ever.

Nov 22, 2014, 09:07 AM IST

Ian Mckellen surprises `Hobbit` fans at cinema

Ian Mckellen brought some magic to a midnight screening of `The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug` by making a special appearance in front of stunned fans.

Dec 20, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Ed Sheeran sings for `Hobbit` movie

Singer Ed Sheeran has announced his first solo song in over two years, taken from the new `Hobbit movie Desolation of Smaug`.

Nov 05, 2013, 13:39 PM IST

Elijah Wood`s horror film `Maniac` banned in New Zealand

A horror film, starring Hobbit actor Elijah Wood, has been banned in New Zealand due to its `graphic violence` and `content that may disturb`.

Jul 26, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

`Hobbit` sized Homo species had face like humans

Formally called Homo floresiensis, the species of three-foot-tall early humans likely vanished from Flores, and history, about 12,000 years ago.

Jul 24, 2013, 15:03 PM IST

Early human species `hobbit` may have shrunk due to island dwarfism

A study of the remains of the creature nicknamed the "hobbit" shows that there may have been a dwarf version of an early human species.

Apr 18, 2013, 12:23 PM IST

Peter Jackson gives fans sneak peek into next Hobbit movie

Peter Jackson connected to his numerous fans via a live session to host the first look of `The Desolation of Smaug`, the second movie in the Hobbit franchise, releasing this December.

Mar 25, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

`Hobbit` to in billion dollar club by March

`Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey` is on its way to join the billion dollar club by March this year.

Jan 22, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

Iconic `Hobbit` shire inn now opens to public

The famous shire inn, which was used in filming for the latest Hobbit film, has expanded its visitors from curious Hobbits and opened up to the public.

Dec 12, 2012, 18:59 PM IST

Air NZ unveils official Hobbit aircraft

Air New Zealand on Saturday made public its official Hobbit aircraft, which depicts characters from the upcoming fantasy adventure ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, the first film in the Hobbit trilogy.

Nov 25, 2012, 10:05 AM IST

JRR Tolkien’s daughter sues `Hobbit` producers over online games

JRR Tolkien’s only daughter has filed an 80 million dollar lawsuit against the producers of upcoming film series ‘The Hobbit,’ accusing them of exploiting the characters of Middle Earth to promote online gambling.

Nov 21, 2012, 14:51 PM IST

`Hobbit` premiere party to be bigger than `Lord of the Rings`

A party bigger than ‘Return of the King’ premiere, is being planned for ‘The Hobbit’.

Oct 08, 2012, 12:37 PM IST