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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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    Watch: First Trailer For 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Has Arrived

    It seems so long ago when there was genuine excitement for "The Hobbit" franchise, with Peter Jackson taking the reins, and two movies promising to bring audiences back to Middle Earth. But then two got stretched to three, there was that whole 48 frames-per-second thing and then when "The Hobbit: An...

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    First Look At Evangeline Lilly As Elf Warrior Tauriel In 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug'

    It was two years ago when "Lost" star Evangeline Lilly first signed on to play the elf warrior Tauriel in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" movies, which at that time were only supposed to be two instead of three. Whether or not that role has been expanded further remains to be seen, but we now have our ...

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    Viggo Mortensen Says He Turned Down 'The Hobbit,' Gearing Up Directorial Debut With 'The Horsecatcher'

    There are few actors around as discerning, interesting and talented as Viggo Mortensen. As he's gained success in career, he's become choosier about this roles, usually going for something that stirs his heart or brain (or both), rather than the obvious star vehicle or blockbuster franchise. But of ...

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    Watch: First Footage Of Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans & Evangeline Lily In 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug'

    In case you hadn't heard, diehard fans of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" received a treat last week with a behind-the-scenes look at the sequel, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." However, you could only participate in the Peter Jackson-led Q&A if you had purchased the 'Unexpected Journey' ...

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    Holy Hobbit: First Pic From 'Desolation Of Smaug' Plus New Image & Clip From 'An Unexpected Journey' & More

    So, here we go again. Yesterday we got treated to the first look at the third movie in Peter Jackson's new trilogy, with a peek at Orlando Bloom and Luke Evans in "The Hobbit: There And Back Again." Now comes a non-dragon preview of "The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug" -- an...

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    Wally Pfister's 'Transcendence,' Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' Go IMAX; 'Jupiter Ascending' & 'All You Need Is Kill' In 3D

    If want to know what the future holds at the multiplex, just look at Warner Bros. latest deal with IMAX. The two companies have shaken hands on 20 movies that will get the supersize treatment, but among the press release (via Nolan Fans) are some interesting tidbits about some very big high profile ...

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    Ian McKellen Reveals His Pros & Cons In Reprising Gandalf, Martin Talks The Pull Of The Ring On Bilbo In 'The Hobbit' & More

    It was a while ago, so you might have forgotten, but at one point it was a question mark whether or not Ian McKellen would return to Middle Earth to play Gandalf. "Sequels aren’t necessarily as rewarding to act in as their originals," McKellen wrote on his blog at the beginning ...

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    Stephen Colbert Lines Up Cameo In Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Trilogy

    With Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" now stretching across three films, there is even more room to surprise fans of the director's adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's books. And Colbert Nation followers in particular, will want to keep an eye out.

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    Part 2 Of 'The Hobbit' Entitled 'The Desolation of Smaug,' Part 3 Dated For July 18th, 2014

    One problem with turning your two-part fantasy epic into a three-part fantasy epic is that you need to find a new title from somewhere. It's alright when a "Twilight" or a "Hunger Games" decide to split their final installment into two, because they can always go for a "Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 and 2" or...

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