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Farming time for Cameron, buys land to grow crops


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) "Titanic" director James Cameron has purchased land in New Zealand for $16 million and he hopes to grow several crops on it.The area features a freshwater ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson in talks over third ‘Hobbit’ film


July 17th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Director Peter Jackson is planning to divide "The Hobbit: There and Back Again" in two separate films.''That's a discussion we're having. We have certainly been talking ... Read more...

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British court orders force-feeding for dying anorexic woman


June 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) An anorexic woman, who started controlling her eating habits at 11 and was described as having an "obsessive fear of weight gain", should be force-fed, a ... Read more...

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Jackson offers chance to visit ‘Hobbit’ sets


December 26th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London Dec 26 (IANS) Director Peter Jackson is offering fans an opportunity to visit the sets of "The Hobbit" in New Zealand to raise money for charity.The filmmaker is currently ... Read more...

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Lost star Evangeline Lilly to star in Hobbit


June 21st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports about who is going to star in the next two Hobbit movies keeps changing. There have been previous reports that Smaug and Bard the Bowman have ... 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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Rob Kazinsky quits ‘The Hobbit’ due to personal reasons


April 26th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It does seem that ‘The Hobbit’ movie production is indeed cursed. There have been problems galore with the production and the latest snag to hit is that ... 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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Peter Jackson’s credit card fraudster jailed


February 10th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 10 (ANI): A man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison after billing nearly 250,000 dollars in bogus charges to Sir Peter Jackson's credit card.Richard Berry, owner of the ... 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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Sir Peter Jackson recovering at home


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 3 (ANI): Peter Jackson has apparently been discharged from the hospital, and would continue his recuperation at home.Jackson was admitted to Wellington Hospital on January 26 with acute stomach pains, ... Read more...

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Sir Peter Jackson recovering after surgery


January 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 30 (ANI): Sir Peter Jackson is recovering in the hospital after undergoing an emergency surgery for perforated stomach ulcer.The Oscar-winning film director was admitted to Wellington Hospital on Wednesday with ... 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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US toy seller caught fraudulently using Sir Peter Jackson’s credit card


January 28th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 28 (ANI): An toy salesman from the US has been caught fraudulently using Sir Peter Jackson's credit card, spending nearly a quarter of a million dollars.Jackson used his American Express ... 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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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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Orlando Bloom to earn more than a million dollars for ‘Hobbit’ cameo


January 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Orlando Bloom will receive more than a million dollars for a two-minute cameo in an upcoming flick 'The Hobbit'.The Lord Of The Rings star will reprise his ... 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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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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Cate Blanchett joins ‘The Hobbit’ cast


December 9th, 2010 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Australian actress Cate Blanchett has been signed for a role in director Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy epic "The Hobbit".She will play the role ... Read more...

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Ryan Gosling was ‘too fat’ for ‘The Lovely Bones’ role


December 4th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 04 (ANI): Ryan Gosling has revealed that his 27 kg weight gain forced the bosses of 'The Lovely Bones' to drop him from the movie.The actor said that his weight ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin woman told she was too dark to play a hobbit


November 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin British woman has accused the casting manager of filmmaker Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" movie of racism because he told her she was "too dark" to ... Read more...

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Casting agent sacked over ‘The Hobbit’ racism row in New Zealand


November 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 30 (ANI): A casting agent for the New Zealand-based production of 'The Hobbit' has been fired.According to the New Zealand Press Association (NZPA) reports, the agent was dismissed after placing ... 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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Jackson pleased with Kiwi govt’s new laws to save ‘Hobbit’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 28 (ANI): Sir Peter Jackson and his wife Fran Walsh are pleased by the news laws introduced by the government to shoot 'The Hobbit' in New Zealand, and have ... Read more...

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Hobbit movie will be filmed in New Zealand despite row, says Andy Serkis


October 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Amid the controversy surrounding 'The Hobbit' movie, 'Gollum' actor Andy Serkis has said that he's sure the film will be shot in New Zealand."I'm sure The Hobbit will ... Read more...

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Martin Freeman Roped In To Play Bilbo Baggins In “The Hobbit”


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Wellington, Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) English actor Martin Freeman who has won wide acclaims for his role in the television series "The Office" is all set to play Bilbo Baggins ... 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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