The Music Video For The Hobbit's Final Song Will Give You Chills

Billy Boyd (who played loyal hobbit and silken-voiced songster Pippin in The Lord of The Rings) will lend his vocal talents once again to The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. Here's the official music video for"The Last Goodbye," which will play over the film's end credits. » 11/22/14 9:56am 11/22/14 9:56am

Hear Benedict Cumberbatch's Dragon Voice in the New Hobbit Trailer

We've seen Smaug's scaly grin, now hear the voice Benedict Cumberbatch crafted for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in this brand new trailer, plus a whole lot of new footage. » 10/01/13 6:55am 10/01/13 6:55am

The Failed Gaming Projects of This Year's Hottest Filmmakers

Zack Snyder. Guillermo Del Toro. Gore Verbinski. Michael Bay. Peter Jackson. These are just some of the top filmmakers in the world who have tried to make video games—who have said that they've got ideas that'd be great to play—yet who've mostly failed in the realm of PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo. » 7/08/13 10:40am 7/08/13 10:40am

The World Of Men Is Split On The Hobbit. What Did You Think?

Opinions on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are like those bookends that came with the collector's edition of The Fellowship of the Ring. Lots of people have 'em, but no one knows quite what to do with them. » 12/17/12 2:00pm 12/17/12 2:00pm

One Does Not Simply Frequent-Fly Into Mordor

Created by Air New Zealand and WETA Workshop, the folks who do all sorts of production design for The Hobbit, which comes out in just a month (!), this might be the best air safety video I've ever seen. Watch out for a Peter Jackson appearance, too. » 10/31/12 7:34pm 10/31/12 7:34pm

Just When You Think You Can't Be More Excited For The Hobbit, This New…

Wow. Wow. Peter Jackson and crew have totally nailed that inimitable blend of grand and whimsy that makes The Hobbit such a wonderful book. » 9/19/12 10:15am 9/19/12 10:15am

Watch Peter Jackson Finish Filming The Hobbit

Principal photography has finished on The Hobbit, and the team has entered post-production (which mostly means editing together the footage they've got). » 7/24/12 10:00am 7/24/12 10:00am

Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson Team with Ubisoft for Tintin

Famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg is directing upcoming feature film The Adventures of Tintin, based on the Tintin comic books. Ubisoft is making a game based on the movie. » 6/06/11 7:31pm 6/06/11 7:31pm

Hollywood And Video Games Should Break Up Pronto

In July 1937, author F. Scott Fitzgerald arrived in Hollywood, California. Fitzgerald was at the tail-end of his writing career and hoped to pick up some extra scratch penning screenplays. » 10/14/10 5:00am 10/14/10 5:00am

Guillermo Del Toro Not Directing The Hobbit

Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Cronos) was slated to direct two feature films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. He was already to go! And now, he's not. » 5/31/10 5:00pm 5/31/10 5:00pm

Microsoft Hasn't Given Up On The Halo Movie

Once upon a time, Microsoft was going to make a big budget Hollywood version of the Halo franchise. Until it spectacularly fell apart. That doesn't mean it won't ever happen, says the company. » 4/09/10 1:00am 4/09/10 1:00am

These Days, Peter Jackson Enjoying Video Games More Than Movies

With The Lovely Bones out in theaters, filmmaker Peter Jackson might seems like his schedule has opened up. Not so, the director will be acting as producer on Steven Spielberg Tintin movie. There's there The Hobbit. Video games, too. » 1/20/10 1:00am 1/20/10 1:00am

Peter Jackson: Halo Game "No Longer Happening"

At Comic-Con last week, Lord of the Rings director and never-to-be Halo movie producer Peter Jackson told Joystiq he was no longer making a Halo game. » 7/28/09 6:00pm 7/28/09 6:00pm

Jackson Explains How Fate Killed Halo And Gave Birth To District 9

SAN DIEGO, California – Peter Jackson has been a gamer his entire life, so when Microsoft hired him to produce the movie version of Halo, there was genuine excitement in the air. » 7/28/09 2:00pm 7/28/09 2:00pm

No Hobbit Game Just Yet

Games based on movies are typically rushed out — and it shows. That might be why we won't be getting a video game version of Guillermo del Toro's upcoming flick The Hobbit any time soon. » 6/10/09 11:00pm 6/10/09 11:00pm

New Halo Helmed By MGS4 Producer

Click to view » 9/16/08 12:04pm 9/16/08 12:04pm Rumor has it that , late of Kojima Productions, has landed a pretty impressive job here in the states. Our very reliable sources tell us that Payton has been hired by Microsoft to be the creative director on the upcoming, and still not dead, Peter Jackson Halo game. The news, very reliable news, comes…

Microsoft Confirms Corrinne Yu Hire, Internal Halo Team Expansion

Yesterday, we broke » 8/28/08 11:00pm 8/28/08 11:00pm that Gearbox Director of Technology Corrinne Yu has been hired by Microsoft Game Studios to be Principle Engine Architect for Microsoft's Halo Franchise Team. Microsoft has confirmed to Kotaku that Yu had in fact been hired by Microsoft. "As the franchise continues to flourish, Microsoft Game…

Microsoft Halo Job Listing Mentions "Key Hollywood Talent"

Those Halo » 8/01/08 5:00am 8/01/08 5:00am wheels are still turning. And from what a Gamasutra job announcement seems to hit at, Peter Jackson's game is moving forward. The Microsoft Game Studios job listing is for "Creative Director - building a new Halo universe" and says this under responsibilities: So that might be Peter Jackson — unless…

New Halo Game For E3 (Master Chief Not Included)

Ah, and finally, the pre-E3 hype train picks up a little steam. Citing both Sarcastic Gamer and their own "sources", CVG are claiming that a new Halo game will be unveiled at E3. This Halo game might be Peter Jackson's game, it might not be, but either way, they say it won't feature the Master Chief. Chew on that for… » 7/04/08 6:30am 7/04/08 6:30am