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Evangeline Lilly wants another child


October 4th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Former "Lost" actress Evangeline Lilly, who gave birth to a baby boy four months ago, says she would love to have another child.Lilly, who is currently ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom to star in ‘The Hobbit’


May 28th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom is set to reprise his role as elf Legolas in director Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit".Jackson confirmed Bloom's involvement in the film on ... Read more...

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Oscar Winner Cate Blanchett lends her voice to ‘Family Guy’


April 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood Reporter has reported that FOX has hired Cate Blanchett to give a voice-over on the show “Family Guy.” The actress has been out of ... Read more...

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I take up roles that terrify me: Orlando Bloom


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom has admitted that he likes to take up roles that "terrify" him."It's really if the script is good and the character is good ... Read more...

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Filming of much-delayed ‘The Hobbit’ finally begins


March 21st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): After years of delays, director Peter Jackson has finally called 'lights, camera, action' on 'The Hobbit'.Filming for the much-anticipated prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy finally ... Read more...

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‘The Hobbit’ to begin shooting in March


February 7th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 7 (ANI): The long-delayed shooting of Sir Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' would begin in March, the movie's production company has announced.3Foot7 Ltd said the first day of 'principal photography' would ... Read more...

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Geordie the goat lands role in ‘The Hobbit’


February 6th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 6 (ANI): A Facebook page established for Geordie the goat has landed him a role in 'The Hobbit'.The old billy, which has been grazing on the side of New ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson Undergoes Surgery for Perforated Ulcer


January 28th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Lord of the Rings' director, Sir Peter Jackson recently underwent surgery to repair a perforated ulcer in his home of New Zealand after suffering from a very serious ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson’s Surgery To Delay Filming Of “The Hobbit”


January 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Hobbit" which was all set to start its shooting from the middle of February will now be delayed after film-maker Sir Peter Jackson was recently ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson hospitalized with stomach ulcer


January 27th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 27 (ANI): Sir Peter Jackson has been hospitalized with a perforated stomach ulcer.The Oscar-winning film director was admitted to Wellington Hospital last night with acute stomach pains, reports Stuff.co.nz.In a ... Read more...

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McKellen considered quitting ‘The Hobbit’


January 14th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Sir Ian McKellen considered turning down his part in "The Hobbit" after beginning to question whether he wanted to make such a huge movie commitment at the age ... Read more...

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Is David Tennant going to star in The Hobbit?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports on the Internet and elsewhere that former “Doctor Who” star, David Tennant may be joining the cast of the movie “The Hobbit”.Unlike ... Read more...

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David Tennant To Star In “The Hobbit” As “Thranduil the Elvenking”?


January 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of the 'ninth Doctor' David Tennant from the "Doctor Who" series have a great piece of news lined up for them. The latest buzz in ... Read more...

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Sir Ian McKellen is all set to act in ‘The Hobbit’


January 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are reported to have signed their parts of the contract that essentially confirms that they will be appearing in the ... Read more...

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Ian McKellen to reprise his role as wizard Gandalf in new Hobbit films


January 11th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): Actor Ian McKellen is apparently set to return as the wizard Gandalf in upcoming Hobbit movies.According to the Hollywood Reporter, McKellen's role in next two Hobbit films ... Read more...

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Elijah Wood to star in ‘The Hobbit’


January 10th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Elijah Wood is confirmed to star in Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" as his "The Lord of the Rings" character Frodo Baggins.The ... Read more...

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It’s official: Elijah Wood is starring in ‘The Hobbit’


January 10th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Elijah Wood will revisit his role as Frodo in the upcoming big screen version of 'The Hobbit' despite his character not featuring in the book by J.R.R. ... Read more...

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Actor Elijah Wood To Do A Cameo In “The Hobbit”


January 9th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Elijah Wood will once again get to see him in the role of Frodo Baggins in the upcoming movie named "The Hobbit". The Hollywood ... Read more...

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Elijah Wood: Probable Name In The Blockbuster ‘The Hobbit’


January 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Hollywood blockbuster is to come to theaters in November 2012 and the sequel in December 2013.The cast already includes the likes of Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Ron Perlman, Hugo ... Read more...

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‘Lord of the Rings’ star Billy Boyd ties the knot


December 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Billy Boyd, best known as Pippin the Hobbit in 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, exchanged vows with his long-time sweetheart Ali McKinnon in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday.Rather than ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom to star in ‘The Hobbit’


December 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom is reportedly set to reprise the role of Legolas in the forthcoming "Lord of the Rings" prequel "The Hobbit".The British actor has reportedly ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom: The Latest ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Member To Enter ‘The Hobbit’


December 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was only a few weeks ago that Australian actress Cate Blanchett announced that she will reprise her role of Galadriel for ‘The Hobbit’ and now there are talks of Orlando ... Read more...

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Will Sir Ian Mckellen be seen in ‘The Hobbit’?


November 29th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Sir Ian Mckellen may appear in 'The Hobbit' following an update of his professional website.The star has updated his personal website implying he has joined 'The Hobbit'.The British ... Read more...

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James Nesbitt to star in ‘The Hobbit’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): James Nesbitt has signed on to join the cast of 'The Hobbit'.The 45-year-old 'Cold Feet' actor will play Bofur, 'a disarmingly forthright, funny and occasionally brave dwarf', reports ... Read more...

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Union bosses receive threats over ‘The Hobbit’


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Union bosses and actors at the centre of the recent dispute over J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" have contacted police after receiving death threats in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Graham McTavish To Star In “The Hobbit”


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The starcast of "The Hobbit" has been announced and to the extreme delight of his fans, Graham McTavish will be starring as one of the dwarves ... Read more...

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Richard Armitage Roped In For ‘The Hobbit’


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long wait and endless speculation by the media Peter Jackson has finally started the casting for the much awaited film 'The Hobbits'. The shooting ... Read more...

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Martin Freeman set to play Bilbo in ‘The Hobbit’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 22 (ANI): It's official: Martin Freeman of 'The Good Night' fame is set to play Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit', and director Peter Jackson believes it is a role he ... Read more...

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‘Hobbit’ co-writer says New Zealand about to lose filming rights


October 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 21 (ANI): The co-writer of 'The Hobbit', Philippa Boyens, has said that despite the best efforts of the film's producers, the movie is slipping away from New Zealand.The producers of ... Read more...

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‘The Hobbit’ to finally start filming in February 2011


October 19th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finally a date for the filming of the much anticipated film “The Hobbit” has been announced. There have been several delays in the commencement of the ... Read more...

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“The Hobbit”: The Most Expensive Film Till Date


October 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Move over “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “The Hobbit” is here to take your place. If reports are to be believed, the total estimated budget of the ... Read more...

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‘The Hobbit’ could become most expensive movie of all time


October 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): The film adaptation of 'The Hobbit' is set to become the most expensive movie ever.The Hollywood blockbuster - a prequel to 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy and ... Read more...

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Kiwi actors of ‘The Hobbit’ being used as ‘political pawns’


October 10th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 10 (ANI): Kiwi actors are being used as pawns in a high-stakes game involving 'The Hobbit,' in a bid to keep all movie production in the United States, claims New ... Read more...

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‘The Hobbit’ to released in 3-D?


October 4th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Filmmaker J.R.R. Tolkien's new film "The Hobbit" will now reportedly be released in 3D.The project has received a number of setbacks in the lead-up to its production, including ... Read more...

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‘Curse of The Hobbit’ strikes again as fire destroys workshop set


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): One more curse has been added to the list of setbacks dubbed "the Curse of The Hobbit"-a workshop set, which was to be used for Sir Peter Jackson's ... Read more...

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