The Hobbit has made a remarkable splash on Japanese online art community Pixiv. The approach taken is a bit like the reaction to BBC's recent Sherlock series, crossed with the Japanese fan art reaction to The Avengers. And, predictably, there's a far from subtle streak of yaoi. See the results after the jump.
Well, Peter Jackson's return to Middle Earth in The Hobbit is officially in theaters now, so naturally we're curious about what our fine readers think about the first chapter in Bilbo's unexpectedly extended journey. Anyone see it this weekend? Let us know in the comments after you check out the weekly news recap past the break!
Director Peter Jackson and the stars of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey were in Tokyo yesterday for the Japanese premiere of their new film, marking the movie’s second-ever public screening. Interviews and cries of “Konichiwa, Gollum” after the jump!
In time for the December release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Osaka Prefecture's Sakai "signed" a sister city agreement this with The Shire. Friendship stems from the fact that Sakai and the New Zealand capital, Wellington, have been sister cities since 1994. So, with the movies filming in NZ, Sakai officials approached distributor Warner Bros. with the proposal. More after the jump.
It's interesting to see what footage gets used when a big Hollywood movie is marketed overseas. With the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opening in North America and Japan on December 14th, a new trailer shows off the Lord of the Rings prequel to Japanese audiences. Check it out after the jump.
year-old genre legend Christopher Lee recently took to YouTube to discuss his recent movie work in The Hobbit, Hugo and Dark Shadows, his contribution to the sequel metal concept album Charlemagne, his Bafta Fellowship and more. Videos after the jump.
After years of anticipation, the very first trailer for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has been released online. Hit the jump to see the trailer, which features some familiar characters from The Lord of the Rings trilogy as well as elf songs.