The Hobbit

McKellen Says The Hobbit Starts In July

We’ve reported before about Peter Jackson talking up this summer as the planned start date for shooting The Hobbit. Now Gandalf himself – better known as Ian McKellen – has posted on his website that he’ll start shooting the first movie in July.... Read more

Watchmen's Matthew Goode to star as The Hobbit?

It will probably be a while longer before we hear official casting for Guillermo del Toro and Peter Jackson's live-action adaptation(s) of Tolkien's THE HOBBIT. But we're sure whoever they select will be good. But will it be Goode?... Read more

Tobey Maguire Is Not The Hobbit

It seems some rumors never die, and need to be shot down by the men in charge. It was reported last month that Tobey Maguire was in talks to play Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, which was later shot down by Maguire himself.... Read more

Weaving, Serkis and McKellan return for 'The Hobbit'

Thanks to TORn message board member Theodred for digging up this great scoop! In the following BBC Radio 5 Simon Mayo interview, ‘Hobbit’ director Guillermo del Toro confirms that Hugo Weaving will be cast in the upcoming ‘Hobbit’ films.... Read more