War comes to Middle Earth as Benedict and Martin square off

With a release date of mid-December in both the U.S. and the UK, the recently released at Comic-Con trailer for the final chapter in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, is about as close you can get to trailer gold. It’s WWE at it’s finest as Middle Earth’s favorite dragon, Smaug […]

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Cumberbatch. Benedict Cumberbatch.

Seems like there isn’t a day that goes by that Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, isn’t linked to some upcoming role on the big screen. Most play out over time such as Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit, Tinker Tailor, etc. Others seem to endlessly remain a rumor (insert upcoming new JJ Abrams’ Star Wars mega-blockbuster […]

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Martin Freeman waves goodbye to Middle-earth

If you happened to have been trolling around the Internets this past weekend and came across Peter Jackson’s Facebook page, you would have been one of the first ones to know, outside of those involved in the production of course, that principle filming has, as long last, concluded on Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. For Martin Freeman […]

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Post Hobbit, it's now official! Sherlock 3 confirmed for January 2013 filming

Anytime Mark Gatiss talks Sherlock, I consider it official. While it has been the subject of intense speculation ever since Sherlock lept from atop St Barts Hospital, it has now been confirmed by stv Entertainment that the third series of Sherlock will begin filming in January 2013. Co-creator/co-writer (and Sherlock’s elder brother, Mycroft), Mark Gatiss, […]

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From the Friday Vault: Hardware with Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman’s stock is going through the roof these days given his brilliant performance in Sherlock and, what I’m already assuming is brilliant in the upcoming Peter Jackson fantasy epic, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as Bilbo Baggins. Many were ‘introduced’ to Martin back in 2001 as Tim in Ricky Gervais’ The Office. Post “Office, […]

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The Hobbit: Pub (David) vs. Hollywood (Goliath)

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which is currently in production in New Zealand, boasts some of the giants of the UK television and film industry including Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins), Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug), Ian McKellan (Gandalf), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Stephen Fry (Master of Lake-town), Richard Armitage (Thorin) and Aidan Turner (Kili). Even with […]

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Peter Jackson's Hobbit a go! C'mon 2012.

We’re talking 2012 and 2013, so who knows what movie distribution will look like, but this will be a movie-going event not to be missed. 3D in the theatres, Netflix download, Apple TV download, who knows. Whatever the outlet, put it on your calendars as of this moment. Fraught with delays in such minor details […]

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