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Peter Jackson

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  • Oscar Race: New Zealand Picks 'The Dead Lands' for Foreign-Language Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New Zealand has selected Maori-language "The Dead Lands" as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language race. Toa Fraser's film centers around a Maori chieftain's teenage son, who must avenge his father's murder. Starring James...
  • New Zealand Picks 'Dead Lands' For Oscar Consideration

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG - New Zealand has picked the Maori-language "The Dead Lands" as its contender for the Academy Awards foreign-language Oscar section. Directed by Toa Fraser ("Giselle), the film is an action picture about a young...
  • ‘Hobbit: Five Armies’ banner captures Middle-earth in widescreen

     
    A massive new poster for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” depicts the ambitious scope of Peter Jackson's […]...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to Voice Shere Khan in Warner Bros.' 'Jungle Book: Origins'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Benedict Cumberbatch has come on board Warner Bros.' live-action version of "Jungle Book: Origins" as the voice of the villainous tiger Shere Khan. The studio recently dated "Jungle Book: Origins" for Oct. 21, 2016 -- a year...
  • TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO

    TV This Week Aug. 24 - 20: 'True Blood' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be singing for their supper and...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' Franchises Coming to TNT

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TNT has secured the network television rights to "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" movie franchises in an expansive deal with Lionsgate. The acquisition includes the network premiere windows for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -...
  • Harry Potter Director to Return for 'Fantastic Beasts' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Harry Potter" filmmaker David Yates apparently has a few more tricks up his sleeve. Sources tell Variety that Yates, who directed several Harry Potter movies including the final "Deathly Hallows" pics, has agreed to return...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...
  • Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book: Origins' Set for October 2016, A Year After Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    Warner Bros. has dated its live-action version of "Jungle Book: Origins" for Oct. 21, 2016 -- a year and a week after Disney's rival project opens. Serkis will also produce with "Harry Potter" scribe Steve Kloves and with Jonathan Cavendish, Serkis'...
  • Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'

    Here's your chance to lend a hand to a 'Legend'
     Kory Juul is a determined man working on a labor of love.  It's a movie called "White Tiger Legend," and it combines two things that the Walsingham Academy graduate is passionate about - martial arts and digital animation. He is getting oh-so-close...
  • Warner Bros. Adds 25 Minutes to 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release an extended cut of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," on Blu-ray, Nov. 4, that will add 25 minutes to the second film in Peter Jackson's trilogy. The longer version will also be available to purchase...