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.

No plans to return to Middle-earth on film

2014-12-17 19:00

After 6 films and $5bn, New Line is not planning to go back again to Middle-earth.

A quick Q&A with Orlando Bloom about the final Hobbit film!

2014-12-08 14:03

Orlando Bloom, who portrays the role of Legolas in the final Hobbit film, sits down for a quick Q&A.

Win tickets to a Hollywood style screening of the final Hobbit movie

2014-11-24 13:30

5 lucky Channel24 readers and their partners will get to attend a special movie screening in collaboration with the New Zealand High Commission in Johannesburg.

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!

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.

The Hobbit holds off Anchorman 2 at the box office

2013-12-23 08:00

The Hobbit holds off Anchorman 2 in its second week at the box office.

Monsters, space and heroes: The movies of 2013 in GIFs

2013-12-13 12:14

Life's too short to watch bad movies, so make sure you catch up with this year's movies the right way - with Channel24's movies of the year.

Martin Freeman prayed on The Hobbit set

2013-12-12 17:30

Martin Freeman admits he prayed on the set of The Hobbit while he was shooting dangerous scenes because he feared for his life.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (3D)

2013-12-06 11:51

It's well put together but the second Hobbit instalment quickly unravels into an overly indulgent, monotonous bore.


The Hobbit towers over the competition at the box office for 3rd weekend

2015-01-05 10:35

The Hobbit has topped the box office once again, with Into the Woods and Unbroken following close behind.

Peter Jackson leaves Middle Earth with The Hobbit

2014-12-16 09:00

After a long and eventful journey, The Hobbit trilogy has reached its bloody climax.

5 magical pics from the world premiere of the final Hobbit movie in London!

2014-12-02 09:27

The Odeon on Leicester Square in London played host to the world premiere of the final Hobbit film.

Orlando Bloom: Starring in The Hobbit is an honour

2014-11-22 08:00

Orlando Bloom admits it has been an "honour" for him to have played elf Legolas in The Hobbit films as well as The Lord of the Rings movie series.

Here's what it cost to make The Hobbit movies!

2014-10-22 05:00

The cost of making three Hobbit movies has risen to $745m as the epic sets new spending benchmarks.

Polish pranksters stop tram to film Tolkien scene

2013-12-23 15:30

'Gandalf' stops Warsaw tram in Fellowship of The Ring prank before Hobbit sequel premiere

Hobbit towers over competition at box office

2013-12-17 11:12

The latest installment of the Tolkien epic series, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, is dominating the top of the box office with a $73.7m opening weekend.

Evangeline Lily from The Hobbit

2013-12-13 11:53

It's not easy playing a character in a fantasy franchise who does not appear in the original text...

Weinstein brothers sue Time Warner over The Hobbit films

2013-12-12 11:17

Movie producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein have sued Time Warner Inc for at least $75m over its decision to divide the screen adaptation of JRR Tolkien's book The Hobbit into three parts.

The Hobbit's dragon takes to the skies with the airline of Middle earth

2013-12-02 16:01

Air New Zealand has put the giant image of dragon Smaug on a plane to celebrate the second installment.

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