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Third Hobbit Movie Given the Greenlight

The Hobbit

Peter Jackson announces in Facebook post that the third Hobbit movie has been given the greenlight. Originally, only two movies were planned but after completing principal photography a couple weeks ago and seeing a rough cut of the first movie and much of the second, Jackson felt a third movie is necessary to tell the story of The Hobbit in its entirety.


Comic-Con wraps after 4 days of pop-art indulgence

This year's 43rd annual Comic-Con festival may be over but die-hard fans of the pop-culture celebration already have their minds on next year's show... The event has become so popular that organizers have capped attendance at around 130,000 and implemented the digital-registration system to reduce long lines onsite (there are enough of those already) and to prevent ticket brokers from buying blocks of admission badges for resale.


'Game of Thrones' additions rouse Comic-Con fans

Diana Rigg was crowned a queen at Comic-Con - and she wasn't even there. The 73-year-old actress and several others were revealed Friday as joining the cast of HBO's "Game of Thrones" for the fantasy series' upcoming third season. The former star of "The Avengers" will play Olenna Tyrell, also known as the Queen of Thorns.


Godzilla is coming: Comic-Con gets first look

Godzilla is coming. Legendary Pictures chief Thomas Tull made the announcement Saturday at Comic-Con without saying a word. He just rolled the never-before-seen footage and the crowd of more than 6,000 erupted.


Comic-Con crowd goes crazy for 'Hobbit' footage

Peter Jackson

If reaction to "The Hobbit" footage at Comic-Con is any indication, Peter Jackson has another couple of blockbusters on his hands. The crowd attending Jackson's "Hobbit" preview at the fan convention Saturday went wild over a 12-minute reel the filmmaker and his colleagues screened.


Del Toro offers 'Pacific Rim' glimpse at Comic-Con

Guillermo Del Toro is going really big with his next film. The creator of "Pan's Labyrinth" and the "Hellboy" movies came to Comic-Con on Saturday to offer fans a taste of his sci-fi showdown "Pacific Rim."


Ridley Scott: I'll never work without 3-D again

Ridley Scott: I'll never work without 3-D again

Ridley Scott is shooting his first film in 3-D, and he says he'll always use the multidimensional approach in his future films. The director appeared at Comic-Con via satellite from Iceland, where he is shooting the sci-fi thriller "Prometheus."


'Twilight' co-stars surprise fans at Comic-Con

Early risers among "Twilight" fans have gotten a chance to see what some of their big-screen idols look like first thing in the morning.


Peter Jackson and The Hobbit won't be at Comic Con, but here's a new production video instead

Over the past couple of weeks, Peter Jackson has been slowly revealing images of the dwarves from THE HOBBIT movies. Considering the timing, that prompted speculation that it was building to something specific, like an appearance at Comic Con. Turns out it was perhaps instead meant to introduce and familiarize people with the characters in costume before the filmmaker released his latest video production blog, which...


Comic-Con kicks off with fans, flicks, costumes

Comic-Con kicks off with fans, flicks, costumes

Calling all superheroes, zombies, space aliens, comic-book lovers and kids of all ages: Comic-Con is here.


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