12 Things You Might Not Know About The Hobbit Movie

Tomorrow the world will bask in the golden-hued glory of Peter Jackson's Hobbit. But until then, here are some little-known facts, and a few rumors, about this massive fantasy undertaking. We pulled all the best little-known details from press conferences, exclusive interviews, production blogs, and our own set visit. »12/13/12 8:14pm12/13/12 8:14pm

Andy Serkis is directing a family-friendly, motion-capture version of Animal Farm

Andy Serkis' stunning grasp of motion capture acting is one of the reasons Peter Jackson made him a second unit director on The Hobbit. Now the Gollum actor plans to apply those directing skills to a motion-capture project of his own: a new adaptation of George Orwell's political fable Animal Farm. »10/20/12 12:00pm10/20/12 12:00pm

Andy Serkis goes full-on Gollum while reading The Hobbit out loud

In celebration The Hobbit's75 anniversary, Peter Jackson's Gollum (and The Hobbit's Second Unit Director) Andy Serkis popped by to terrify a bunch of children while reading from J.R.R.Tolkien's works. It's adorable and horrifying — but mostly super sweet to see such a massive actor commit 100% to such a crazy… »9/25/12 6:57pm9/25/12 6:57pm

Watch Andy Serkis as Gollum drops the F-Bomb at Comic-Con

Second unit director on The Hobbit and Gollum wrangler Andy Serkis made the crowd go wild at The Hobbit panel in Comic-Con when he adorably cussed in the voice of Gollum. After being prompted to "do the voice" — and being egged on by host Chris Hardwick — Serkis let them all have a little taste of Gollum on a… »7/19/12 12:45pm7/19/12 12:45pm