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Peter Jackson can't take time off

Peter Jackson can't take time off

Dec 27 2012, 10:20am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson didn't sleep while filming 'The Hobbit' trilogy. The Oscar-winning director has admitted he doesn't take time off during the filmmaking process and struggles to catch any sleep...

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Peter Jackson can't take time off

Dec 27 2012, 10:20am CST | by

Sir Peter Jackson didn't sleep while filming 'The Hobbit' trilogy.

The Oscar-winning director has admitted he doesn't take time off during the filmmaking process and struggles to catch any sleep since he is so committed to living up to everyone's expectations.

He joked: ''When do I sleep? To me you have a responsibility to an audience and the studio who are giving you a lot of money and a responsibility to yourself and your childhood dreams so sleeping seems like something you should do much later on. So I always feel a little bit guilty.

''I find it hard to take days off when I'm working on a movie, because I do have a family. You do feel that you should be spending that time making the best movie you possibly can!''

The 'King Kong' director is still incredulous he has gone from a lonely boy experimenting with filming to a successful director with a creative team surrounding him who can bring J.R.R. Tolkien's magical world to life.

He told BANG Showbiz: ''I grew up with my mum and dad's Super 8 movie making spaceships out of cardboard and making little rubber monsters. The fact that I am doing what I'm doing today is not just because it's just a profession or a job, it's a hobby, and I'm not just by myself anymore as only child.

''I've got the most incredible family around me of skilled artists who help me so anything that I'm imagining in my head, they have the skills and the technology to be able to make it for the film. There's really no barrier anymore, anything is possible with the right people to help you.''

Source: Bang Movies

 
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Jul 30 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: He’s More BBQ Than Man Now ‘The Expendables 3′ Torrent and the Techno-Utopian Delusion The Worst Badvertising and Best Radvert ...
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Warner Bros. Options Fantasy Series DRAGONRIDERS OF PERN

Jul 30 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Collider

Could a Dragonriders of Pern movie be coming soon to a theater near you?  While Warner Bros. has worked hard to find some suitable franchise replacement for Harry Potter since the highest grossing film franchise of all time came to a close three years ago, it has thus far come up empty.  The studio bought some time when Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit adaptation expanded to three films, but that’s coming to an end this December with the release of ...
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Joe Cornish offered director's chair for King Kong prequel Skull Island

Jul 30 2014 6:20am CDT | Source: the guardian

In-demand Attack the Block director to decide whether to follow up Peter Jackson's fantasy blockbuster for his second feature film Joe Cornish to direct graphic novel adaptation Rust Joe Cornish to direct adaptation of sci-fi no ...
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Warner Bros.’ New Franchise Play: ‘Dragonriders of Pern’ Book Series

Jul 29 2014 5:38pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Harry Potter, The Hobbit and now … Dragonriders of Pern? On an endless search to find big scale fantasy books that lend themselves to global franchises, Warner Bros. has optioned the Pern book series from the estate of American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey. There is a lot to work with here, with 22 volumes that make it one of the biggest selling sci-fi series ever. The first book was published in 1968 and the focus is on an elite group of warriors who take to the skies on the b ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Photos: Luke Evans Ready for War!

Jul 29 2014 2:35pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Hot on the heels of that The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies teaser trailer, Warner Bros. is keeping the heat up on their December 17 release by releasing five new photos. Peter Jackson’s final chapter in his The Hobbit trilogy is also his final foray into the Middle Earth world he started with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. We’ve got five new photos from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and the highligh ...
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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' trailer readies for war

Jul 29 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: la times

Peter Jackson's epic cinematic journey into the world of J.R.R. Tolkien is finally drawing to a close this year with "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," his sixth film set in Middle-earth, and a new teaser trailer offers a glimpse of wh ...
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: watch the teaser trailer - video

Jul 29 2014 11:38am CDT | Source: the guardian

Watch the first trailer for the final part of Peter Jackson's epic adaptation of JRR Tolkien's novella, in effect a prequel to The Lord of the Rings. Starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf the Grey, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is released in New Zealand on UK on 11 December, in the UK on 12 December, in the US on 17 December and in Australia on Boxing day Continue read ...
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New THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Images: Luke Evans Prepares for War

Jul 29 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Collider

Fresh off yesterday’s teaser trailer debut, Warner Bros. has released a few new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies images for director Peter Jackson’s final installment in his J.R.R. Tolkein saga.  This third Hobbit film will obviously cover the concluding events of the book, but will also likely cover much more ground from Tolkein’s appendices, as we glimpsed some truly epic footage of Lee Pace’s Thranduil doing battle and Ian McKellen’s Gandal ...
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Exclusive: Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who

Jul 29 2014 7:13am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Plus Empire debuts new Time Lord photoshootAn exclusive look at the Doctor Who feature inside the September issue of Empire magazine - on sale from Thursday 31 August. Portraits by David Venni.Unless you've been holidaying in the 4-X-Alpha-4 star system, you'll be well aware that Peter Capaldi is the latest incarnation of Doctor Who. You may not, however, have seen the Time Lord on set, check-by-jowl with his assistant (Jenna Coleman) and his new mode of transport, primed and ready for ...
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New trailer arrives for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies: watch now

Jul 29 2014 12:39am CDT | Source: Total Film

A new trailer has arrived online for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, in which Thorin Oakenshield’s company of Dwarves makes one final stand against the vengeful dragon, Smaug. Unfortunately for them, Smaug isn’t the only foe they will have to worry about, with Sauron taking the opportunity to strike at the heart of Middle-earth by sending hordes of his orcs to stack the deck even further. The new trailer gives us a brief taste of the battle ahead, and mighty spe ...
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