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Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Oct 23 2013, 10:22am CDT | by Bang Movies

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from ''Hollywood blockbusters'' when 'The Hobbit' trilogy is complete. The filmmaker wants to focus on smaller stories set in his native New Zealand once the...

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Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Oct 23 2013, 10:22am CDT | by Bang Movies

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from ''Hollywood blockbusters'' when 'The Hobbit' trilogy is complete.

The filmmaker wants to focus on smaller stories set in his native New Zealand once the final part of the tale, 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again', is released in December 2014.

He said:''We have got a few bits and pieces that we are working on, Fran [Walsh] and I. The things that we are most excited about are some New Zealand stories.

''We just want to step off the Hollywood blockbuster thing for a while and we've had a few New Zealand stories in line for a while that we think would make great films.''

The director went on to suggest working on 'The Hobbit' - which was not originally planned to be spread across three films - had taken five years out of his career and impacted on his plans, so he decided to ''have fun'' working on the series, which features Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

He added in an interview with the New Zealand Herald newspaper: '' I am kind of excited about telling stories. I kind of decided I would try to make that the experience of this movie, because they were three movies that we didn't intend to direct at the beginning and suddenly we were.

''In some respects in terms of my remaining film-making career this was a five-year chunk that was kind of taken out of it unexpectedly. My future is five years less than I thought it was. I thought if I am going to do that I am actually going to enjoy it. I am going to have fun. Hopefully, that is reflected on the screen, too.''

The second movie, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is released in December.

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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 a ...
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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 thi ...
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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 film which is scheduled to open in December. ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Exudes Menace in Smaug Mo-Cap Footage

Oct 22 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: slash film

We’re pretty familiar with the sight of good actors jumping and rolling about in mo-cap suits while doing performance capture work for effects-based films. We’re especially familiar with that image when it comes to Peter Jackson‘s Middle-Earth movies. And yet there’s something special about seeing Benedict Cumberbatch, whose on-screen presence radiates control and composure, crawling on his belly and fire-breathing dialo ...
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Bilbo is Featured on the Final Character Banner for The Hobbit

Oct 14 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

After nine days of new posters for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies we've come to the final one, and it features the character who kick-off the new posters - Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggin ...
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Lee Pace's Thranduil Gets His Own The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Poster

Oct 13 2014 12:27pm CDT | Source: comingsoon

A design featuring Lee Pace's Thranduil marks the eighth character poster that New Line Cinema and MGM have released for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies this ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies: Evangeline Lilly’s Tauriel Takes Aim

Oct 13 2014 7:30am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Last week saw a slew of new character posters for Peter Jackson’s final flick in The Hobbit trilogy arrive. We’re still quite partial to the Bilbo character poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, we have to give serious props to the Gandalf, Bard and Legolas one sheets. Yet today, Bilbo and his Sting have a new challenger and that is Evangeline Lilly and her Tauriel. Her character poster h ...
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New The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Poster Featuring Thorin

Oct 11 2014 1:21pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

Just when you thought they were done for the week, New Line Cinema and MGM have released another character poster for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies featuring Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. You can check it out below along with the fi ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies: Legolas & Bard Posters Premiere!

Oct 10 2014 2:21pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Hot on the heels of a series of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies character posters (we are partial to the Gandalf poster!), today we’ve got not one, but two character posters. Warner Bros. has released the Legolas and Bard posters to further tease us to the December 17 arrival of the final chapter in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. Orlando Bloom is back once again as Legolas and we’re sure he’ll play a big part in the f ...
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Luke Evans' Bard Gets His Own Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Oct 10 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: comingsoon

This has been a busy week for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with new posters hitting every day. The latest offers a design featuring Luke Evans' Bard the Bowman and you can check ...
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