Tag Archives: The Hobbit

Sir Ian McKellen: “I’ve Had Cancer For Six Years”

It’s a curious story to suddenly run, just as The Hobbit is coming out and people are getting to see what he’s been up to down in New Zealand for much of the year, but still today is the day the Sun has chosen to disclose ...

Week-Long ‘Hobbit’ Tribute on ‘Colbert Report’

Stephen Colbert, a lifelong fan of JRR Tolkien, has taken it upon himself to dedicate a week-long tribute to The Hobbit with four shows on The Colbert Report this week on Comedy Central at 11:30pm ET.

‘Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson Praises Martin Freeman

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson has gone out of his way to praise Martin Freeman for his lead role as Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming film (December 14), reports Total Film.

DON’T WATCH: Yet Another Hobbit TV Spot…

Oh great! A TV spot showing Martin Freeman being really good as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. That’s not something we’ve seen for a while.

WATCH: Gandalf Bets On Bilbo In New ‘Hobbit’ TV Spot

It’s interesting how much the marketing for the new Hobbit films is using Martin Freeman’s comedic talent as a way of building up interest, isn’t it? Whereas Lord of the Rings was about doom and spectacle (and funny ...

A Hobbit’s Guide To Air Safety, From Air New Zealand

Oh internet, will you NEVER tire of delighting the world with special treats?

So, this video is called An Unexpected Briefing, and it was made by Air New Zealand, as an alternative to the standard safety messages everyone has to sit through before takeoff. And it stars characters from the The Hobbit and the Lord ...

‘The Hobbit’ Latest: New TV Spot And Martin Freeman Interview

If anyone was remotely unsure as to why Martin Freeman should have been such a perfect casting choice for the role of Bilbo Baggins in the new Peter Jackson Hobbit films – beyond the fact that he is jolly good at the acting, of course ...

Martin Freeman Humbled by ‘The Hobbit’

We can’t blame Martin Freeman (Sherlock) for still being in a little bit of awe finding himself as the lead character, Hobbit Bilbo Baggins, in director Sir Peter Jackson’s forthcoming trilogy The Hobbit.

Hugo Weaving Is An Embarrassment To All Thespians Everywhere

I’m not sure how to break this to you. I have thought long and hard, considered all the possible angles to take, searched in vain for a chance to soften the blow, but in the end it seemed cleanest and fairest to just speak the ...

Life Outside ‘Sherlock’: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is best known as the inquisitive, know-it-all modern day Sherlock Holmes in BBC’s original drama Sherlock that airs on PBS in the U.S.