With the second installment of Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' trilogy, 'The Desolation of Smaug,' poised to hit theaters this December 13, it's time to turn our attention to the man who started it all. Fox Searchlight has announced development on a biopic following 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' author J.R.R. Tolkien.
It's hard not to root for Greta Gerwig. Her natural charm elevated the so-so “mumblecore” movies of the mid-aughts and she's been turning in solid performances in both independent and studio pictures ever since.
Her newest one, 'Lola Versus,' is another chapter in the “dating-in-New-York-is-Hell” book, and offers a fine vehicle for her to be front and center. In it, Gerwig gets dumped by her fianc
'Sound of My Voice' became an instant favorite at last year's Sundance and SXSW film festivals with its dreamy story of a cult led by the equally dreamy Brit Marling, who co-wrote the film with director Zal Batmanglij. Fox searchlight released several new images today, and while they don't do much to expand on the mystery, they sure do have us excited to see more.