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Paul McCartney Didn't Like The Idea Of Yesterday

Paul McCartney Didn't like the Idea of "Yesterday"

Speaking to Billboard, legendary Beatles musician Paul McCartney revealed that he wasn't originally a fan of the concept behind Yesterday. McCartney was asked about his thoughts on the film during the cover story interview. That began when Richard Curtis, who [directed] Love Actually, wrote to me with the idea. And I thought, "This is a terrible […]

Peter Jackson to Direct New Documentary about The Beatles

Peter Jackson's next project will help write a more definitive last chapter to one of rock n' roll's greatest bands, The Beatles. Working with founding member Paul McCartney, Jackson will utilize the unused 55 hours of in-studio footage not used in the 1970 documentary, Let It Be, according to Variety. Apple Corps and Jackson's production […]

Mortal Engines

"Mortal Engines" Review: A Wild Sci-Fi Fantasy that's More than Expected

Let's be honest, since the first trailers started to emerge, Mortal Engines has seemed to be a film that the studio had no idea how to sell to audiences. Based on the book series by Philip Reeve with a screenplay adapted by Lord of the Rings authors Peter Jackson Philippa Boyens, and Fran Walsh,  it has suffered […]

Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens Talk Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series

Amazon is hard at work on their upcoming Lord of the Rings television series(eseseses), and filmmaker Peter Jackson along with screenwriter Philippa Boyens have some thoughts about the project.   Jackson and Boyens recently spoke with Fandom while on the press tour for Mortal Engines, and the subject of LoTR at Amazon came up. Jackson said: "It's interesting, I would hope […]

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Andy Serkis to Moderate Mortal Engines NYCC '18 Panel

It would appear that Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis are pairing up again, at least when it comes to the Mortal Engines panel during New York Comic-Con (NYCC) next week. It was announced this morning that Serkis will be moderating the panel all about Christian Rivers' upcoming film, as well as a world premiere of the first 8 […]

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New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette for Mortal Engines

The December is a surprisingly packed month, with plenty of big blockbuster movies that will be fighting to get people into theaters. While everyone is already talking about Mary Poppins Returns, Bumblebee, and Aquaman, there is another one that's flying a bit under the radar. Mortal Engines is being brought to life by the people […]

Peter Jackson at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" in Hollywood

Peter Jackson is NOT Part of Amazon Studios' LotR TV Series, Nor That DCEU Film

While we knew it was a long shot, Peter Jackson has officially said he is NOT going to be a part of the Amazon Studios' Lord of the Rings tv series(eseseses). The news comes from Allocine during the recent press tour for Jackson's upcoming film Mortal Engines: I'm not involved at all in the Lord of the Rings […]

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New Details Emerge on Amazon's $250 Million Lord of the Rings Series Deal

By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid Netflix for television series rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's world-renowned Lord of the Rings fantasy series. Produced in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, the project will explore new storylines preceding The Fellowship of […]

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Lord Of The Rings Receives Multi-Season Series Deal From Amazon

Following up on reports earlier this month that a series adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's world-renowned fantasy series Lord of the Rings was in development at Amazon, the streaming service has announced that the series is receiving a multi-season production commitment. Variety reported exclusively on the initial development news, which is set to be produced by Amazon […]

Peter Jackson Reveals Concept Art For "Mortal Engines"

Peter Jackson might be best known for his take on the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but he's diving into another genre in late 2018: young adult. Jackson is developing a movie based on the series Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve and Jackson shared the first piece of concept art today on Facebook. The world is […]

Castle of Horror: Peter Jackson's King Kong is Lovingly Way Overlong

We continue our look at Kong with Peter Jackson's 2005 3-hour-plus tribute to the 1933 King Kong, featuring Andy Serkis' moving performance as the emotions of the great ape. Listen here: Listen on YouTube:   Check out the trailer:   Castle of Horror Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show […]

Peter Jackson's "Mortal Engines" Reportedly Bringing On Hugo Weaving

Lord of The Rings film world creator and visionary  Peter Jackson is tackling his next epic fantasy universe. Philip Reeve's Mortal Engines four book series of futuristic steampunk London is being adapted by Jackson for Universal with Christian Rivers directing, and the newest casting rumor brings it all back to Middle Earth. Variety is reporting via their […]

Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines To Release One Week Before Likely Avatar Sequel

Yesterday, we learned that an untitled James Cameron movie, believed to possibly be the long-awaited sequel to Avatar, will be released on December 21, 2018. The sequel to the highest grossing movie of all time might seem discouraging for any movie looking to compete with it, but that hasn't stopped Universal from slating Peter Jackson's […]

Dominic Monaghan Delves Into The Middle-Earth Collection Box Set

In a short video, The Lord of the Rings' Dominic Monaghan takes a look at the upcoming Middle-earth Collection Blu-ray box set from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The massive set collects the extended cuts of director Peter Jackson's Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies plus their associated bonus features documentaries — which are incredible documentaries […]

Peter Jackson – Signing On For Doctor Who With Peter Capaldi?

Posted on Peter Jackson's Facebook page 3 hours ago… with only 892,628 views since. Home InvasionThis was an interesting weekend… Posted by Peter Jackson on Sunday, November 29, 2015 Peter Jackson said he would love to direct an episode of Doctor Who a while ago. The BBC said they would love him to direct an episode. […]

Peter Jackson Admits To Winging It On Hobbit Trilogy

In a rather frank video from the recently released The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (via JoBlo), members of the production team and director Peter Jackson discuss the enormous time pressure the films were under. Following the departure of original director Guillermo del Toro, Jackson to the helm and quickly moved […]

Booze Geek – Brainless IPA And Braindead By Peter Jackson

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Brainless IPA Brewery: Epic Brewing ABV: 6.6% During the writing of this entry, I forced myself not to utilize a brain pun in any way shape or form. It was very hard…must resist…on…to…review… Brainless had a golden amber body and produced a thick, long-lasting and foamy head. It gave off a […]

I Have Seen A Fan Edit Of The First Two Hobbit Movies And It Was Glorious

By Spencer Ellsworth No, I won't tell you where I got it. No luck with torrents or file sharing sites, though. A man (or woman)(or Elf, or Dwarf) sometimes has to poke around and find some friends. Prove that you know your Húrin from your Túrin, and someone might share their basement project. I'm being […]

Avatar Sequel Delayed Due To Writing Difficulties

James Cameron's plan is to write and then film all three of the Avatar seques at once… but writing the three films has proving more difficult than he expected so the first film is being delayed a year. Original schedule for late 2016, the first of the three films won't be released until the end […]