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Peter Jackson to shoot Tintin 2 in 2013

Peter Jackson to shoot Tintin 2 in 2013

Dec 13 2012, 2:30am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson is looking to film a 'Tintin' sequel next year ahead of a 2015 release. The 51-year-old director has been busy working on 'The Hobbit' franchise recently, but while promoting the...

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Peter Jackson to shoot Tintin 2 in 2013

Dec 13 2012, 2:30am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson is looking to film a 'Tintin' sequel next year ahead of a 2015 release.

The 51-year-old director has been busy working on 'The Hobbit' franchise recently, but while promoting the first fantasy movie in the series he revealed plans to ''shoot'' the follow up to last year's 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' at some point in 2013, Belgian entertainment website RTBF reports.

While Peter - who produced 'Tintin' - is expected to be occupied with post-production work on 'The Hobbit' next year, it now looks likely he will find some time to swap roles with Steven Spielberg to helm the forthcoming motion capture movie.

Steven recently revealed he struck a deal with the 'Lord of the Rings' filmmaker before the first instalment of the animated project.

He explained: ''Peter [Jackson]'s doing it. I wanted to do it, but Peter has to because we made a deal. I said, 'I'll direct the first one, you direct the second one.'

''And Peter, of course, is going to do it right after he finishes photography on 'The Hobbit'. He'll go right into the 31, 21 days of performance capture.

''We're not telling the world what books we're basing the second movie on yet.''

'Tintin' saw Jamie Bell portray the titular character, while Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig and Nick Frost also starred in the motion picture.

 
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Peter Jackson on Bringing The Hobbit's Battle of Five Armies to Life

Oct 28 2014 12:00am CDT | Source: ign

New poster and Billy Boyd is back, too. Director Peter Jackson on pulling off the trilogy's epic final battle. Plus, a new poster and word of an LOT ...
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Bringing The Hobbit's Battle of 5 Armies to Life

Oct 27 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: ign

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ends with an epic, 45-minute battle between, well, five armies. Director Peter Jackson recently shed some light on the herculean efforts it required to pull off the trilogy's bloody finale set at the Lonely Mountain. “Before we could loose the first arrow, we had to design the landscape itself and figure out, 'Okay, if we have 10,000 orcs, how much ro ...
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Peter Jackson Reveals his Plans for 'The Hobbit's' Epic, 45-Minute Final Battle

Oct 27 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: movies.com

Peter Jackson is set to wrap up this Hobbit trilogy this December, and he’s going out with a bang, ending with a 45-minute battle sequence that finds five different armies engaged in combat to the death. If you thought the battle of Helm’s Deep was a spectacle, you haven’t seen anything yet. Jackson recently spoke with EW, and the director was candid when discussing the balancing act required to pull off such a massive battle sequence. ...
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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Battle is 45 Minutes Long; See Battle Plans

Oct 24 2014 6:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Peter Jackson doesn’t shy away from the idea of making epic-length stories, and of creating conflicts within them that match the overall scope of his Middle-Earth films. The Lord of the Rings films are known for absolutely massive battles, but the final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the only one which actually features the word “battle” in its title. Accordingly, the actual Battle of the Five Armies will be truly massive: 45 minutes long. Along with a bit of info o ...
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Billy "Pippin" Boyd Returns With a Tolkein Song for Final 'Hobbit' Movie

Oct 24 2014 6:16pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Lord of the Rings Hobbit Billy Boyd is back for some big-screen J.R.R. Tolkein fun — but this time he’s forgoing the hairy feet. Instead, the 46-year-old performer, who fronts a band called Beecake and has made music for twoRings soundtracks, will be showing off his pipes for the end-title song inThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Aside from singing, Boyd co-wrote the aptly named “The Last Goodbye” with the film’s m ...
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'The Hobbit' Has 'Batman v. Superman' Teaser & 45-Minute End Battle

Oct 24 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: First Showing

If you weren't already planning on seeing The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies in theaters, Warner Bros. Pictures might have a good reason for you to show up. Aside from being the final installment of Peter Jackson's trilogy adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic, Forbes has heard that there will be some sort of teaser trailer for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice attached to the film. It makes sense since Warner ...
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THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Ending Features a 45-Minute Battle Sequence; Billy Boyd to Write and Perform End Credits Song

Oct 24 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: Collider

With a title like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, there are pretty high expectations for a rather epic-looking battle sequence.  Indeed, Peter Jackson has revealed that the film concludes with a 45-minute fight during the climax, as the various armies of Middle-earth all descend upon the Lonely Mountain now that the dwarven treasure of Erebor is no longer being guarded by that fearsome dragon Smaug.  Jackson is currently putting the finishing touches on the fi ...
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Peter Jackson walks us through his battle plans for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

Oct 23 2014 5:38pm CDT | Source: ew

Imagine Peter Jackson in a general’s cap, planted wide-stanced in front of a huge New Zealand flag, teeth clenched around a cigarette holder as h ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Poster Revealed: The Gang’s All Here!

Oct 23 2014 5:27pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We have to say that the newly released international poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the best so far! Not only does it feature our main hero, Bilbo (Martin Freeman) and Gandalf (Ian McKellen), but pretty much everybody else in an artful display of movie poster perfection. We’ve got The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies teaser trailer and with that December 17 release day inching closer, we think it is about time for a full ...
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Full Poster: "Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies"

Oct 22 2014 8:29pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

After a series of character posters over the last few weeks, Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled what looks to be the main key art poster for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the upcoming final film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy. Pretty much all the major players are squeezed onto the artwork for the f ...
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