Exclusive from Warner Bros. and Denny’s, a look into the set and making of Beorn’s house. This was one of my absolute favorite parts of the book when I was a child. I am very excited to see how it is portrayed in the movie. The link to the video is here.
Just released from the Hobbit Fan Event, this three-minute sneak peek consists of many bits of new footage that will have your inner hobbit squealing in delight! (I should know!) Featuring glimpses of Boern, Bard the Bowman, Azog, Smaug and many others, this fantastic compilation reminds us of how close we are the premiere! (38 days!) A link to the Youtube channel is here. Now bask in the glow of this sneak peek of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, coming to theaters in America on December 13, 2013.
BrotherhoodWorkshop has taken the amazing teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and come up with a fantastic LEGO version! I didn’t this trailer could be anymore amazing, but they had to come along to prove me wrong. Go check out their Youtube channel! Now sit back and bask in the wonderful LEGO The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Teaser Trailer!
This was just begging to be shared!!!! So cute!!!! I sadly could not find the creator of this amazing work, but you can find this picture and many more on the page “Gandalf, Why you no let me pass?” Go and like them on Facebook!!!!! Now enjoy the cuteness!!
Let’s not kid ourselves: We all occasionally have some trouble telling after the dwarves of The Hobbit. There’s a lot of them! There’s really no shame in it.
Fear not, Tolkien lovers, The LOTR Project has come up with an awesome chart to help you identify them all in the film!
How do you like this Hobbit poster, featuring a full assemblage of dwarves? Their expressions range from “Wizard of Oz” munchkin silly, to inquisitive, to (in the case of Thorin Oakenshield) ruthlessly determined. There’s something for everyone.
Challege: Can you identify all of them by their dwarf names? Can you name all the actors? Speak friend and enter!
(Shhhh…you can check your answers by looking at the tags below)
In anticipation of The Hobbit release, Warner Bros. has assembled this INCREDIBLE site feature with Middle Earth recipes. See here!
Here’s what TheOneRing.Net had to say about it:
Warner Bros. has released a new site specializing in the tastes of Middle-earth. Featuring such categories as sweets & treats, main courses and breakfast foods, it also provides a way for users to submit recipes. Steven Hunter’s Bombur is featured as the face of Middle-earth culinary delights and his cookbook is a linked tab as well. That may even be a clue into the character but more than that, it is a sign that WB wants to have a little fun with its December tent-pole movie.
The official description says:
Recipes From Middle-earth
Fellow travelers, we welcome you to sample this collection of recipes for authentic Middle-earth cuisine cultivated by the Dwarf Company’s heartiest appetite. Give each dish a rating, and submit your own recipes for others to enjoy and appraise too!
The first production video of 2012! Peter Jackson first starts off talking about shooting in… Lake Town! But unfortunately, he won’t show you that, which is just as well, because you don’t want to be spoiled with too much of the 2nd movie anyway.
This video mainly consists of all the location shooting throughout all of New Zealand, including Piopio, Central Otago, Queenstown, Te Anau, Twizel, and Nelson. So, if you’re wondering if New Zealand is truly that beautiful as they’ve shown in LOTR, then you’ll be able to see how real it is in this video. I’ve been there myself, so I definitely know it’s beautiful.
Plus, you get to see some of the cast: William Kirchner (Bifur), Aidan Turner (Kili), Dean O’Gorman (Fili), Adam Brown (Ori), Jed Brophy (Nori), Martin Freeman (Bilbo), Mark Hadlow (Dori), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Graham McTavish (Dwalin), and Stephen Hunter (Bombur).
Andy Serkis, who’s work goes beyond that of Gollum, explains part of his job as 2nd Unit Director.
One interesting note: On day 127, they are exactly halfway through shooting (both films together).