In The Hobbit's Honest Trailer, Even Its Own Characters Are Bored By It

With the last of the three Hobbit movies coming out today, Honest Trailers turned its keen eye on the one that came out this time last year, The Desolation of Smaug. It had not occurred to us just how much of the second movie was made up of flashbacks to the first one. But now, Thorin's statement that "This is taking… » 12/17/14 4:30am 12/17/14 4:30am

Hobbit video blog highlights the best part of the movie: the music

Peter Jackson throws down his latest Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug production video blog, and this one is ALL about the music. So pull up the blankets and get ready for all the musical feels. Howard Shore is a genius. The end. » 12/24/13 12:11pm 12/24/13 12:11pm

Gorgeous Smaug concept art shows all the scaly details from The Hobbit

Get an insanely close-up look at the massive dragon (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Plus we've got concept art of Beorn in Bear form, a gaggle of hideous orcs and the Mirkwood spiders. Behold the great beasts of The Hobbit! » 12/20/13 9:00am 12/20/13 9:00am

Richard Armitage reveals the dark journey awaiting The Hobbit's Thorin

Poor Thorin Oakenshield — the would-be King under the mountain just can't get a break. In The Hobbit, Azog the Defiler kills his Granddad, then he steals the dwarf's favorite shield... and he's not done yet. In our interview with Richard Armitage, the man behind the warrior's hair and nose, we find out just how much… » 12/11/13 10:45am 12/11/13 10:45am

Watch Bilbo face off with a giant, invisible dragon on the Hobbit set

The latest behind-the-scenes Hobbit video blog is out, showcasing just how difficult it must have been for Martin Freeman to act against the giant nothingness that was Smaug. Plus, check out five clips from the actual film itself. » 12/05/13 9:30am 12/05/13 9:30am

We finally get a look at Smaug's whole body—on the side of an airplane

This is a bit of an odd debut for Smaug's full body, but the whole dragon enchilada finally makes an appearance in the form of a wrap on an Air New Zealand plane. » 12/01/13 2:00pm 12/01/13 2:00pm

Stephen Fry's Insane Look in Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Entertainment Weekly just released a collection of new Hobbit 2 images. Including one particularly interesting shot of Stephen Fry with an epic hairstyle. Just call him Stephen Fry: Master of Laketown, and the Comb-Over. » 11/13/13 11:16am 11/13/13 11:16am

The Hobbit takes us inside the home of Beorn, and it's wonderful!

Sneak a little look inside the gigantic house of Beorn the skin changer, including the gigantic living room Peter Jackson built for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. » 11/11/13 11:39am 11/11/13 11:39am

How Desolation of Smaug adds Elves who don't appear in The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit doesn't mention many Elven characters by name, so for The Desolation of Smaug's journey to the land of the Wood Elves, Peter Jackson brought back Orlando Bloom's Legolas and created a female Wood Elf, Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel. We spoke to both actors about their characters and how they… » 10/17/13 10:00am 10/17/13 10:00am

Why has a member of Game of Thrones' royal family been recast?

Star Wars: Episode VII could be released a bit later than anticipated. Vin Diesel and director David Twohy reveal what's ahead for Riddick. Lily Collins explains her upcoming fantasy movie Mortal Instruments. Plus an update on the future of Fox's Marvel movies, including Fantastic Four and X-Force. Spoilers now! » 8/20/13 6:00am 8/20/13 6:00am

First blurry image of Hobbit's Beorn in human form shows his wild hair

It's extremely low-resolution, but this image gives us a rough idea of what The Desolation of Smaug's skin-changing Beorn will look like in his human form. My, what a spectacular mane you have! » 8/10/13 4:15pm 8/10/13 4:15pm

Could one of Zack Snyder's Watchmen stars play Batman?

Who's the scariest villain in Thor: The Dark World? Bryan Singer is trying something really unusual with Quicksilver in Days of Future Past. Kit Harington previews the next season of Game of Thrones. Plus a Transformers 4 set report, and all the latest on Under the Dome, Supernatural, Once Upon a Time, and more! » 8/08/13 6:00am 8/08/13 6:00am

Neill Blomkamp still wants to make that District 9 sequel someday

Zack Snyder and David S. Goyer discuss Justice League. Jamie Foxx explains why his Spider-Man villain sports a comb-over. Chloe Moretz explains how Hit-Girl grows up in Kick-Ass 2. (Hint: more swearing.) Director Noam Murro breaks down the 300 sequel trailer. Plus Denzel Washington is a sci-fi… » 6/13/13 6:00am 6/13/13 6:00am

A better look at the Smaug the Terrible and other Hobbit 2 secrets

Yesterday you saw the very first trailer for Peter Jackson's second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug. Today we bring you screencaps of little details you may have missed, closer looks at new characters and Hobbit gifs! Behold a better look at the Lord Smaug, the Impenetrable! » 6/12/13 8:40am 6/12/13 8:40am

First Real Trailer For The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Picking up right where The Hobbit left off, this trailer gives a glimpse of the troubles that our band of dwarves and one little Hobbit must face. Lee Pace returns as Thranduil, Orlando Bloom has a few good white-hair-flipping moments as Legolas, and Evangeline Lilly makes her debut as Tauriel. Check it out! » 6/11/13 10:25am 6/11/13 10:25am

Gandalf and Radagast inspect an ancient tomb in the first clip from The…

Now that the first leg of Bilbo's unexpected journey has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray, Peter Jackson is finally ready to show us a short segment from the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug. Gandalf and Radagast (birds still firmly nested in the latter's hair) reunite to investigate the mystery of the… » 3/24/13 1:44pm 3/24/13 1:44pm