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WETA’s Joe Letteri Helps to Bring Middle-earth to Life One Last Time
Even after the five previous Tolkien films, the acclaimed effects wizard tells SPINOFF he and his team had to raise the bar for the final Hobbit movie.
CBR TV @ SDCC 2014: Evangeline Lilly Lives Her Dream with “The Squickerwonkers”
"Hobbit" actress turned writer Evangeline Lilly tells CBR TV about her debut children's book based on a story she originally wrote when she was 14.
‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Takes ‘Quantum Leap Forward’ in Effects
Director Matt Reeves, actor Andy Serkis and effects house Weta give a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting process.
Heavy Metal, Pukeko Pictures Set to Adapt “Rat Queens” for TV
Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures will team up with Heavy Metal for a TV adaptation of Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch's popular Image Comics series "Rat Queens."
TOYING AROUND: “The Hobbit” Statues, Minimates’ “U.S.S. Enterprise”
Movies are heavily represented this week in the latest edition of TOYING AROUND, as "The Hobbit," "Aliens," "Ghostbusters," "Star Trek" and other flicks inspire new collectibles.
New Images, U.K. Trailer Debut For Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
Twentieth Century Fox has premiered eight new images and an international trailer for the Rupert Wyatt-directed prequel to Planet of the Apes. The movie, which stars James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto and John Lithgow, opens on Aug. 5.
New Wind Turns Classic Novel Alternate World, Post-Human
Yes, it may be visually consistent with the characters described in the book, but I have but one thing to say about the teaser trailer for new Lord Of The Rings special effects house WETA project The Wind In The Willows: That would have freaked me out as a kid.