You'll recall about a month ago we told you about the battle between two 'Hobbits'; that is, Warner Bros. 'The Hobbit' and The Asylum's crude knock-off, 'Age of the Hobbits.' Warner Bros. filed a lawsuit against the smaller studio, known for its "mockbusters," insisting they stop the release of their slightly similarly titled movie, with the idea being that they were infringing on their 'Hobbit' trademark. Meanwhile, The Asylum was all, "What are you talking about, this is a totally different thing!"
It appears as though, if you'll forgive the analogy, in this particular case of David vs. Goliath, Goliath has most definitely won. At least for now.
Before Bryan Singer turns all his attention to 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' with his ultimate all-star troupe of past and present 'X-Men' movie casts, he first must tie up loose ends with 'Jack the Giant Slayer.' Not too long ago, he finished cutting together the new trailer, which is now joined by an all-new poster featuring our hero strolling right into the giant's den... well, mouth.
'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' the first film in Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' film trilogy, has been long in the making. The professed J.R.R. Tolkien fan has been wanting to turn this beloved book into a big screen adaptation for some time, and the debut of the 'Lord of the Rings' movie trilogy was a step towards this fulfillment. But it certainly wasn't an easy road as many people teamed up to put this project together.
Before you see 'An Unexpected Journey' in theaters when it hits this Friday, December 14, take a look at this collection of behind-the-scenes photos to get a feel for what it took to make a movie of this magnitude. Seeing a group of ogres without costume and makeup is as arguably entertaining as seeing them on screen. Or what about Sir Ian McKellen grabbing some coffe in full Gandalf attire!
Midtown Manhattan became Middle Earth today as the cast and crew of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' came to the Waldorf=Astoria hotel (yes, that weird equals sign is the correct way to spell it.) Film writers, bloggers and gurus were in attendance and ready to hear the well-rehe
Guillermo del Toro's giant robot epic 'Pacific Rim' has been dolling out the promotional material like candy. Blueprints and viral videos (one of which actually reveals a glimpse of those giant monster Kaiju), and a new site to house all of the material recently launched to start prepping fans for the film's July 12, 2013 release.
While we have a ways to go before actually seeing the film, it seems that Legendary Pictures are pretty confident it'll perform well. In fact, they're already preparing for a 'Pacific Rim 2.' But who's on board for the sequel, and will Guillermo del Toro be back to direct?
'Man of Steel' is following the lead of 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'! Both films are set to premiere new footage along with screenings of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' starting December 14 -- for 'Star Trek,' that means nine-ish minutes worth of screen time, and for the new Superman flick, it's a brand-new trailer! But what about that sneak peek Warner Bros. promised us of 'Man of Steel'? Remember that? Well, it turns out that's a new 'Man of Steel' poster, which seems appropriate as 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' just premiered one as well.
'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' the first in Peter Jackson's movie trilogy based on the epic J.R.R. Tolkein prequel to 'The Lord of the Rings,' is one of the most hyped movies of the year. Fans of Bilbo's first great adventure will finally get to see it (at least part of it) on the big screen starting December 14, after we all have been teased by trailer after trailer after TV spot. As if you couldn't be even more amped for the movie, we're giving away what we're calling the "ultimate 'Hobbit' prize pack" that would drive any Tolkien fan mad with excitement.
In preparation for the first 'Pacific Rim' trailer, hitting sometime in the (hopefully) near future, Warner Bros. has recently kicked off its viral marketing campaign. Other than a Kaiju monster attack emergency broadcast video and a robot blueprint circling the web, though, not much has been revealed in terms of footage from the upcoming film. But that's changing with the next 'Pacific Rim' video, which teases an actual monster attack. So, what do you say? Want to meet one of the Kaiju?
This holiday season, you'll probably be giving a geek you love a copy of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which hits shelves on December 4. So, if you're going to be purchasing a copy anyway, you might as well get an "exclusive reward" out of it, right? Like a brand new look at 'Man of Steel,' Zack Snyder's Superman reboot?
Find out how you can help unleash Supes on the world early after the break.
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