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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – WATCH FIRST TRAILER!

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MOVIE TRAILER

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has its first trailer.

Check it out here!

Peter Jackson Denies 27 Animals Died From Mistreatment During Hobbit Filming

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Peter Jackson and the producers of the upcoming Hobbit trilogy are denying a report that claims nearly 30 animals died from mistreatment during production of the highly-anticipated movies.

On Monday, the Associated Press reported that 27 animals died due to unsafe conditions on a New Zealand farm where they were kept while not on set in 2010 and 2011.

Stephen Colbert Reportedly Set for The Hobbit Cameo Appearance

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Stephen Colbert will reportedly make a cameo appearance in the upcoming Hobbit trilogy.

It’s not known whether the “Colbert Report” host will appear in the second or third film, nor has it been confirmed whether he has a speaking role.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Trailer

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TRAILER

A new theatrical trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has premiered.

The movie, from Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, returns to his beloved Middle-Earth, for a quest featuring dwarves, wizards, warriors and goblins.

It’s Official: The Hobbit to Be 3 Movies

Truth rating: 10
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It’s official: The Hobbit will be three movies.

Director Peter Jackson confirmed the news on Monday after hinting at plans to spread the story over a trilogy rather than just the two scheduled releases.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Trailer

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TRAILER

A trailer just debuted for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The HIGHLY anticipated fantasy-adventure from Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson tells the tale of Bilbo Baggins and features actors including Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Evangeline Lilly, Stephen Fry and Andy Serkis.

‘The Hobbit’ Movies Get Titles, Release Dates

Truth rating: 10
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‘The Hobbit’ films finally have titles and release dates.

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ will open on December 14, 2012.

‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’ will open on December 13, 2013.

‘The Hobbit’ – First Video from Set!

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VIDEO

Peter Jackson has posted a 10-minute video taking viewers behind the scenes as filming begins on The Hobbit, the two-movie epic scheduled to hit theaters in 2012 and 2013.

Peter Jackson ‘Doing Well’ After Surgery

Truth rating: 10
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Peter Jackson is in stable condition in the intensive care unit of a New Zealand hospital.

The “Lord of the Rings” director underwent surgery for a perforated ulcer last Wednesday after complaining of severe stomach pains.

A rep for Jackson said he was “doing well,” but would remain in Wellington Hospital for a few more days.

In Other News…

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In today’s lineup, “Skins” is supposedly safe, ‘The Hobbit’ is delayed, and Javier Bardem is epic.

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