Strike Back series 1 is being repeated in double episodes on Sky 1HD on Sunday nights at 9pm. Next Sunday, 6th November, will be episode 2.
Art Challenge 161 results – Beetlejuice Icons and Signature – now in the Gallery.
George Gently, series 1, will be available on blu-ray from 17th January, 2011. Richard guest stars in epi 1 as Ricky Deeming. You can find information on his role in our George Gently: Gently Go Man Career page and you’ll find caps from the epi in the Ricky Deeming gallery.
Matama has now been closed to the public heralding the start of filming there for The Hobbit and ScienceFiction.com has released Stuff.nz.co aerial shots of Hobbiton and of the film crew setting up.
Peter Jackson has announced that the premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be in Wellington, NZ, in November 2012. General release will follow from 13 December.
The National Geographic documentary, Leopards of Dead Tree Island will air on the National Geographic channel in Australia at 7.30, Sunday 11th December. There’s no information, yet on the narrator. (Thanks to AnnetteG) You can download the narration from our Media – Narrations page. You’ll need a strong heart. And tissues.
Cinemax is airing an encore presentation of Strike Back 2 weekly at 10pm starting this Friday, 28th October. So, for those of you who missed Richard Armitage’s last minutes as John Porter at the beginning of epi 1, here’s your chance.
Captain America: The First Avenger was released today on region 1 dvd and blu-ray. Screencaps of Richard as Heinz Kruger are now in the RAC Gallery.
Darkroom Challenge 48 – Natural Frames – results now in the RAC Gallery.
A snippet from the WETA newsletter’s just come in –
“Updates from The Hobbit?
We have heard from a reliable source that it won’t be too long before we can expect some more updates, so hang in there and keep an eye on our Facebook page, Twitter feed and of course our newsletters!” (Thanks to Tempestguy)
Art Challenge 160 results – Symphony Of A City Poetry Cards – now in the Gallery.
You might want to start getting your Little Guy used to the idea that he’s going to have a bunk buddy. Come December 2012 there’s gonna be a Little Thorin. (Thanks Monetsmum)
Richard as Thorin Oakenshield appears on the cover of the Mexican version of Premiere Magazine (Cinepremiere). The cover, inside poster and article, “Ida y Vuelta a la Tierra Media” are in the RAC Library (it is 3 pages, click the next arrow to get to the next page).
Leopards of Dead Tree island will air on Nat Geo Wild (UK) at 8.00 pm on 26th October then later that night at 11.00 pm and National Geographic Wild on 30th October at 10.00 pm. For details on 30th October airing, input 10/30/2011 into the Go To box at the top of the page.
The audio from The Leopards of Dead Tree Island, narrated by Richard, has been added to the media – narration page.