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Harvey Weinstein was a real bully: Peter Jackson

Filmmaker Peter Jackson has revealed that working with disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein on "Lord of the Rings" franchise was a "unpleasant experience". 

Dec 17, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

Harvey Weinstein denies blacklisting actresses Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino

Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment by more than 50 women, including Judd and Sorvino, was responding to remarks by 'Lord of the Rings' director Peter Jackson.

Dec 16, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

`The Hobbit` holds on at top at North American box office

Tolkien fantasy epic "The Hobbit" enjoyed a third week at the top of the North American box office, while controversial comedy "The Interview" took in another USD 1 million in its limited release.

Jan 05, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

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

`The Hobbit` stays on top at N. American box office

Tolkien fantasy epic "The Hobbit" enjoyed a second week at the top of the North American box office, comfortably beating out newcomers "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods," according to industry estimat

Dec 29, 2014, 01:58 AM IST

'The Hobbit' crosses $100 mn in US

Filmmaker Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ has ruled the US box office in its first week by crossing the $100 million milestone.

Dec 25, 2014, 14:04 PM IST

Fantasy epic `The Hobbit` casts spell on box office

Tolkien epic "The Hobbit" weaved its magic at the North American box office this weekend, signaling a farewell to the blockbuster fantasy franchise, industry estimates showed Sunday.

Dec 22, 2014, 02:34 AM IST

Peter Jackson honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Filmmaker Peter Jackson was awarded with the 2,538th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dec 09, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

Peter Jackson can't even send emails

 Filmmaker Peter Jackson, who has made films like `The Lord of The Rings` and `The Hobbit` trilogy, says he “can't even do an email” and is an “absolute idiot at computers”. But he credits his team for handling it all well.

Dec 03, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

India-born B R Shetty buys Travelex for Rs 10,000 crore

India born Abu-Dhabi based billionaire B R Shetty is acquiring leading foreign exchange specialist firm Travelex Holdings for one billion pounds, sources said.

May 24, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

Third Hobbit film retitled as `The Battle of the Five Armies`

Director-producer Peter Jackson has rechristened the third and final `Hobbit` film as `The Battle of the Five Armies`.

Apr 25, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

My love for acting is increasing with age: Kate Winslet

Oscar-winner Kate Winslet feels that her love for acting is increasing with age as it still thrills her to be in front of the camera.

Mar 24, 2014, 07:46 AM 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

Peter Jackson to quit blockbusters post-Hobbit trilogy

Peter Jackson has revealed that he plans to move away from blockbusters once the Hobbit trilogy is complete.

Oct 24, 2013, 19:33 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

`The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey` falls victim to video piracy

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,’ which cost an estimated 663 million dollars to make and has been dubbed the most expensive movie ever produced, was put up for free and illegal, download by a website.

Jan 13, 2013, 17:37 PM IST

`The Hobbit` remains No. 1 at weekend box office with $36.7mn revenue

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ earned 36.7 million dollars to remain No. 1 at the box office for the second-straight weekend.

Dec 24, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

`Hobbit` was like homecoming: Ian McKellen

`Lord of the Rings` star Ian McKellen says returning to New Zealand to shoot `The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey` felt like he was going home.

Dec 14, 2012, 09:52 AM IST

Sir Ian McKellen almost quit role of Gandalf in `The Hobbit`

Sir Ian McKellen almost gave up on the role of Gandalf in ‘The Hobbit,’ after filming was delayed several times.

Dec 13, 2012, 18:03 PM IST