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"The Hobbit's" Richard Armitage on Bringing Thorin to Journey's End

A longtime admirer of Tolkien's work, the actor talks with SPINOFF about reimagining the Dwarven leader, and finally learning to connect with fans.

SDCC: Warner Bros. Unleashes

SDCC: Warner Bros. Unleashes "Batman V Superman," "Mad Max," "The Hobbit" & More

Attendees enjoyed a first look at "Dawn of Justice," "Jupiter Ascending," and "Fury Road," plus an hour of Stephen Colbert and "The Hobbit" cast & crew.

Armitage & Cumberbatch Get Into Character for

Armitage & Cumberbatch Get Into Character for "Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug"

"Desolation of Smaug" stars Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch & Luke Evans talk to SPINOFF about working on Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy.

Evangeline Lilly Talks Tauriel, Tolkien & Love Triangle in

Evangeline Lilly Talks Tauriel, Tolkien & Love Triangle in "Desolation of Smaug"

Evangeline Lilly, Peter Jackson and co-writer Philippa Boyens spoke with SPINOFF about bringing new character Tauriel to life in "Desolation of Smaug."


SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" Delivers With Action & Elves

Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" sequel surpasses the first film, thanks to well-placed Elves and a dragon, even if it's at the expense of Bilbo & Gandalf.

"The Hobbit's" Peter Jackson on Dwarves in Barrels, Action & "Desolation of Smaug"

Directer Peter Jackson discusses the expansion of "The Hobbit" from two to three films, and his challenges with "The Desolation of Smaug."

Jackson Screens 20 Minutes of

Jackson Screens 20 Minutes of "Desolation of Smaug" at "Hobbit" Event

SPINOFF took part in a global fan event where Peter Jackson and his cast debuted footage from "The Desolation of Smaug" and answered questions.


SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Peter Jackson crafts a spellbinding intro to J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth that makes full use of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey's" talented ensemble cast, though he fumbles with the 48-frames-per-second format.


New "Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Trailer Arrives

As promised, Warner Bros. has debuted a new trailer for Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" that perfectly captures that mix of humor and action-adventure found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved fantasy novel.

CCI: Peter Jackson,

CCI: Peter Jackson, "Hobbit" Stars Discuss 3D, Scale & 48 Frames

Following their Hall H presentation at Comic-Con International, the cast and crew of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" discussed the film’s new cinema tech and what it might do to the kids’ heads.

Jackson Confirms

Jackson Confirms "Hobbit" Trilogy

Director Peter Jackson officially announced that the planned two-movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" will be expanded into a trilogy. SPINOFF ONLINE has details.

"Adventures of Tintin" Nabs Best Animated Film

Steven Spielberg's first animated feature took the award for Best Animated Film at the 69th Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday, besting "Rango," "Cars 2," "Puss in Boots" and "Arthur Christmas."

CCI: Spielberg, Jackson Preview

CCI: Spielberg, Jackson Preview "Tintin"

Steven Spielberg appeared at Comic-Con to accept the show's Inkpot Award and offer a preview of his upcoming film, "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" alongside producer Peter Jackson.

Martin Freeman Confirmed as Bilbo in 'The Hobbit'

Martin Freeman Confirmed as Bilbo in 'The Hobbit'

New Line Cinema put the rumors to rest today, confirming Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's adaptation of "The Hobbit." The studio also announced who will play eight of the 13 dwarves.

SPINOFF: Jackson Signing On For

SPINOFF: Jackson Signing On For "The Hobbit?"

Reports are circulating that Peter Jackson is in negotiations to return to Middle Earth once more, replacing Guillermo del Toro as the director on the two-movie adaptation of "The Hobbit." SPINOFF has the details.

CCI: James Cameron & Peter Jackson

CCI: James Cameron & Peter Jackson

The hugely successful directors of such films as "Terminator 2," "The Lord of the Rings," "Titanic" and "King Kong," Peter Jackson and James Cameron met with fans at Comic-Con for a discussion of technology in film.