Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson working on secret project

2016-07-01 16:33

Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are working on a mysterious project together.

Peter Jackson to help conserve World War I history

2015-01-15 19:00

Director Peter Jackson has said he's putting his energy into helping launch a museum to commemorate World War I after finishing his Hobbit movie trilogy.

Peter Jackson can't wait to sit on the beach now that The Hobbit is done

2014-12-04 17:00

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies director Peter Jackson is looking forward to sitting on a beach having finished the last film in the series.

Hobbit filmmaker Peter Jackson changes name of trilogy finale

2014-04-25 09:58

The final installment of the blockbuster Hobbit film trilogy has been given a new name, director Peter Jackson has announced.

New Zealand PM known as 'unidentified guest'

2013-12-12 10:25

Domestically, polls show New Zealand’s prime minister John Key as popular and yet he is know in the rest of the world as the "unidentified guest".

Hobbits draw tourists to New Zealand

2013-06-10 16:19

Hobbits, elves and dragons appear to be luring tourists to New Zealand as fans await their first glimpse of the second movie in The Hobbit trilogy.

The Hobbit crosses $1bn landmark

2013-03-04 15:02

The first film in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy has surpassed the billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office - becoming only the 15th film in history to do so.

Peter Jackson can't take time off

2012-12-28 18:49

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson says he hates taking any time off when he is immersed in his filmmaking projects.

The Hobbit beats off Tom Cruise

2012-12-24 09:37

Tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins is running circles around some of the biggest names in Hollywood, holding off a box office challenge from Tom Cruise's latest action flick Jack Reacher.

Martin Freeman wasn't a Hobbit fan

2012-12-10 19:52

The Hobbit star Martin Freeman has confessed he had never read JRR Tolkien's epic fantasy novel before accepting the role of Bilbo Baggins.


Lord of the Rings cinematographer dies

2015-04-29 14:29

Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, best known for his work on The Lord of the Rings, has died.

Watch Peter Jackson get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2014-12-09 16:43

Oscar-winning Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit director Peter Jackson received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in The Hobbit -themed flight safety video

2014-10-23 11:33

This new The Hobbit -themed flight safety video will take you on a journey like no other!

Peter Jackson's $80m jet searches for missing Malaysian plane

2014-04-03 08:43

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson has lent his $80m private jet to search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 off the coast of Australia.

Peter Jackson says he is done with Hollywood blockbusters

2013-10-24 20:30

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from "Hollywood blockbusters" when The Hobbit trilogy is complete and focus on stories set in his native New Zealand instead.

James Cameron 'deep into' Avatar sequels

2013-03-19 19:24

James Cameron has confessed that he is currently "living in Pandora" as he writes the Avatar sequels, but refuses to set expected release dates for the two movies.

The Hobbit finale release moved back

2013-03-01 14:39

Bad news, Peter Jackson fans: The release of the third Hobbit movie There and Back Again has been delayed by 5 months.

Peter Jackson: 3D is the way forward

2012-12-24 18:02

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson loves using 3D in his movies because he thinks it helps bring the audience into his films.

Ian McKellen: Hobbit like coming home

2012-12-13 21:28

Sir Ian McKellen has admitted that returning to New Zealand to reprise his Lord of the Rings role as wizard Gandalf in The Hobbit trilogy was like returning home.

High Frame Rate Hobbit gets SA screening

2012-12-03 13:20

Nu Metro has announced that they will be screening The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in its unique High Frame Rate 3D format at Montecasino.

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