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The Hobbit - producers reject animal mistreatment claims

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 12:07 pm | Peter Jackson

The producers of The Hobbit take the welfare of all animals very seriously and have always pursued the highest standard of care for animals in their charge. Any incidents that occurred that were brought to their attention as regards to this care were immediately ... More >>

Principal photography on The Hobbit ends

Friday, 6 July 2012, 4:19 pm | Peter Jackson

We made it! Shoot day 266 and the end of principal photography on The Hobbit. Thanks to our fantastic cast and crew for getting us this far, and to all of you for your support! Next stop, the cutting room. Oh, and Comic Con! More >>

Hobbit Casting: Evangeline Lilly, Barry Humphries

Monday, 20 June 2011, 2:13 pm | Peter Jackson

Evangeline Lilly will be playing a new character—the Woodland Elf, Tauriel... I'm also highly excited that Barry Humphries will be portraying the Goblin King, in much the way Andy Serkis created Gollum. More >>

Peter Jackson’s statement to Hobbit rallies

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 12:55 pm | Peter Jackson

“I have always seen the New Zealand film industry as a large, noisy, growing family. And I have always known the debt of gratitude I owe to the talented people who make up that family: from the grips to the gaffers, drivers to set builders, costume makers ... More >>

Peter Jackson on the campaign against The Hobbit

Friday, 1 October 2010, 10:31 am | Peter Jackson

"The MEAA's campaign against The Hobbit has nothing to do with the way Wingnut Films has treated actors and everything to do with using The Hobbit to bring publicity to the MEAA's cause. More >>

Statement regarding The Hobbit and claims by MEAA

Monday, 27 September 2010, 9:26 am | Peter Jackson

The Australian Labour Union, the MEAA is using our production The Hobbit in an attempt to widen it's membership, and power within the New Zealand film industry. As a New Zealand filmmaker, who has nothing to hide or be ashamed about, I'm not going to ... More >>




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