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EXCLUSIVE Interview with Steve Saunders of Weta Workshop

Steve Saunders is the Collectibles Sculpture Supervisor for the legendary Weta Workshop. Originally from South Africa, Steve made a powerful entrance at the New Zealand workshop with his first Gandalf and Strider creations for the Lord of the Rings collection. Working closely with all collectibles at Weta, and as The Hobbit nears its world premiere release, Steve created his new Gandalf the Grey for The Hobbit line. ...

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Sideshow Collectibles – Frodo and Samwise

Coming soon from Sideshow Collectibles… From the Lord of the Rings collection – Frodo and Samwise “Frodo and Sam were forced to disguise themselves in Orcish armour and wandered through the barren wasteland of Mordor. They were overtaken by a company of Orcs heading to meet the forces of the West, but escaped. Gandalf and Aragorn’s distraction plan had worked; ...

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Weta Workshop Releases "The Hobbit" merchandise!

October 1st marks the day fans of The Hobbit and Weta Workshop have been waiting for – the release of the merchandise for the upcoming Peter Jackson trilogy, The Hobbit! Whether you’re a fan of maps, weapons, or statues, the Weta Workshop Hobbit store has something for you! Papergoods The Contract of Bilbo Baggins – Prop Replica Hand made by ...

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LOTR EE Trilogy 5 Blu-ray Set Available August 28th!

Announced by Warner Bros this past week, The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition Trilogy will now be available in a 5-disc Blu-ray set! This release, much like the last Complete release has the movies spread out on two discs with bonus features on the last three. Bonus features include “Making of…” documentaries as well as full cast and crew ...

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Official The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Twitter

Official Tweeting has Begun! You’ll be hearing more than just the tweets of the thrush or the cawing of Roac! Warner Brothers has created an official Twitter account for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. If you like your Hobbit film news fast, furious and under 160 characters, be sure to check it out on Twitter at TheHobbitMovie! While this account ...

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The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook by “The Shire Collective”

Hobbit fans rejoice! From Writer’s Digest Books and authors Peter Archer, Scott Francis, Jeff Gerke (“The Shire Collective”) comes the must have book for those that can’t get enough of all things from The Shire. Written by the “elders of The Shire”, this ultimate guide is used by Hobbits as a reference to proper conduct for all occasions. You will ...

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Air New Zealand Brings the World to Middle-earth

Remember when the original Lord of the Rings trilogy was in theaters, and you could fly on a plane with Frodo and Sam’s face plastered on the side? Well be prepared for Martin Freeman to grace your airport! Air New Zealand announced today a partnership with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to feature The Hobbit themed aircraft! ANZ is teaming ...

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"The Hobbit" Illustrated by Maurice Sendak?

In an article in the LA Times, Author Tony DiTerlizzi writes about a very interesting proposal: Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are, could have done some artwork for The Hobbit. We all know that some of the early illustrations from the books were drawn by the Professor himself, but there was a chance back in ...

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