Because of popular demand, The Hobbit will be released in New Zealand just a little bit early.
BleedingCoolNews has uploaded a vid of 4 clips from The Hobbit to Youtube. (Thanks to Monetsmum)
With many thanks to a very kind fairy, we’ve added caps for 2 of Richard’s early roles, Dr Craig Parker in Casualty and Dr Tom Steele in Doctors, to our Gallery. You’ll find Craig Parker caps HERE. And Tom Steele caps HERE.
Empire Magazine’s Hobbit issue was released today. The Richard/Thorin-related articles are now in our RAC Library. The Richard interview is 4 pages. The article, An Unexpected Trilogy is 14 pages (in 2 parts).
Collider.com also published an article ’70 Things to Know about The Hobbit from our set visit’ which includes some interesting tidbits about Richard/Thorin.
In a Collider.com interview, Weta Workshop head Richard Taylor says, “Thorin has been our single greatest challenge, both at a prosthetic design level and an armor costume level.”
The Empire Magazine Hobbit covers have been released today. There are five 3D lenticular covers – Bilbo, Gandalf, Galadriel, Gollum … and Thorin! More about the covers and about the article HERE. The magazine goes on newsstands October 25.
Peter Jackson writes in Empire Magazine that the running time for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be 2 hours 40 minutes. The shortest of all the Middle Earth films so far.
It was also announced that The Hobbit will be shown in the new Dolby Atmos sound system.
ABC1 in Oz is repeating episode 1, part 2 (part 1 aired last night) of Chris Ryan’s Strike Back, Sunday 28th October, 11.10pm. A special is being aired the following Sunday the current online schedule doesn’t go to the one after that so we’ll keep you posted about epis 2 & 3.
Art Challenge 183 – Corpse Bride Icons & Postcards – results now in the Gallery.
In a tweet from 18th October by @Todd Garner talking about the film’s premier, Todd (producer of Black Sky) tweeted, “I adore Richard’s fans and absolutely will keep you all posted!” (Thanks Catlcp)
Want your own LIFE SIZE Thorin cardboard cutout? Well, Advanced Graphic’s now selling them on Amazon.com. (Thanks Catlcp)
According to Comicbookmovie.com, the official UK Hobbit Facebook page has announced that the film will be released in the UK on 13th December, one day earlier than previousl announced. You can see the international release dates at our Hobbit Release Dates page.
Darkroom Challenge 64 – Rule of Thirds – results now in the Gallery.
TheOneRing.net has a preview, from Ringer Pousette, of a deck of Hobbit playing cards soon to be available.