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Hobbit Actor Who Played Beorn – JAILED!

The Local reports that Mikael Persbrandt, who played Beorn in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, has been sentenced to 5 months in prison for buying 12 oz. of cocaine. It appears that Persbrandt was among the names in “the dealer’s” contacts in this long running police investigation, “If it turns out an order was made, it was ...

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New Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Titles in Bookstores

Here’s a list of the newest Science-Fiction and Fantasy titles now available! Terry Pratchett fans have yet another reason to rejoice–in addition to Raising Steam released in March, this month sees the release of the new Discworld Companion, Turtle Recall. We also have debut novel Unwrapped Sky, by Rjurik Davidson who is described below as “a young master of the New Weird.” ...

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Vikings Season 3 Announced by History Channel

While Vikings season 2 has only just begun, History has revealed that Season 3 is a go! “Vikings has taken viewers by storm and has established itself as one of the most compelling, visually stunning dramas on television,” said History general manager Dirk Hoogstra. “With its large, passionate and loyal fan base, Vikings has cemented History firmly in the scripted ...

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Vikings Season 2: My Thoughts So Far

Hail Vikings fans. You got to see this season. Or first catch up season 1 and then start to see season 2. My expectations were high after seen season 1. I needed to wait for almost 5 months. The others much longer. But it is totally worth it. On Sunday the 6th of April Season 2 of Vikings started in ...

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Chewbacca Returning to Star Wars?

The Hollywood Reporter seems to think so, along with many other fans who will not be meeting the beloved Peter Mayhew at Comicpalooza in Texas at the end of May. The actor cancelled his appearance at the convention “due to filming”. While this news combined with Disney CEO Bob Iger’s comment about “familiar faces returning” for the new project and ...

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"Shadowfax" Dead: Horse Used in The Lord of the Rings Passes

Blanco, the horse used in the Lord of the Rings as Shadowfax “Lord of all horses” has died. From the Metro report, Blanco suffered from serious problems with intestinal tract and liver issues; ‘Although my heart was breaking,’ explains Blanco’s owner, ‘as my final gift to him, I stayed strong, balanced and focused, gently repeating “Relax Blanco. Let go. Walk ...

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"Legend of the Red Reaper": The New Female Driven Fantasy Action Franchise

More about this project: From the official press release: Legend of the Red Reaper is a female perspective on the sword and sorcery genre. What could possibly go wrong? Legend of the Red Reaper had a unprecedented streak of bad luck. Shady producers embezzled 40% of the production budget, the director of photography passed away during production, the director and ...

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HobbitCon 2: "Ask a Dwarf" Contest from Legendarium!

Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Head of European Media Operations, has the EXCLUSIVE sit down interviews at the upcoming Hobbit Con 2 with the Dwarven cast of the Hobbit movies. Jay has created and signed Limited Edition hand tinted prints of each Dwarf. The prints are also signed by each actor! HOW TO WIN Ask YOUR favorite Dwarf from the Hobbit movies ...

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Fan Films That Put Hollywood to Shame

Fan films have quickly become as respected an artform as any studio production in recent years. Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, Punisher: Dirty Laundry, and even CollegeHumor’s Dora the Explorer videos are better than a lot of the stuff Hollywood puts out during non-awards season (or even during the summer when all the blockbusters get released) Take a look at ...

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Game of Thrones: Experience Westeros with the "Oculus Rift"

Laura Hudson from WIRED did. It is a demo for SXSW and part of the exhibition for the Game of Thrones (HBO). http://www.wired.com/underwire/2014/03/game-of-thrones-oculus-rift/ When I read the article it sounded to me that maybe in the future we would have those in different areas or aspects of live. We could experience much more, make a change in learning, travel, gaming, film ...

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