The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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Box Office: "The Hobbit" Stays On Top

Posted Sunday December 23, 2012 1:45 PM GMT

Showing some staying-power, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is once again on track to take the top spot at the box office for the weekend of December 21-23, 2012.

The Peter Jackson-directed tale of Bilbo Baggins earned a Friday total of $10.5 million, and enjoyed a $36.7 million weekend.

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Box Office: "The Hobbit" Makes Expected Journey to the Top Spot

Posted Sunday December 16, 2012 9:49 AM GMT

With the long wait finally over, entertainment seekers flocked to their local cinemas in the droves while helping "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" claim the top spot at the box office for the weekend of December 14-16, 2012.

The Peter Jackson directed tale of Bilbo Baggins piled up first day sales of $37 million to break the December record for Friday earnings while taking in a U.S. December weekend best of $84.8 million.

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“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Scores Big On Opening Night

Posted Friday December 14, 2012 3:40 PM GMT

It may have missed the Golden Globe cut, but “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is more than making up for the loss with big numbers so far.

The Peter Jackson flick opened at midnight last night (December 13) and has already brought in $13 million in ticket sales, making it the biggest December midnight screening ever.

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Dwarves Sing "Misty Mountain" in New "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Clip: Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday December 12, 2012 8:20 PM GMT

In anticipation for Friday's big release, a new clip from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was unveiled via TheOneRing.net.

The musical clip features Thorin Oakenshield and his dwarven compatriots singing "Misty Mountains" at Bilbo Baggins' house.

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Ian McKellen, Prince William & Cate Blanchett: “Hobbit” Premiere in London!

Posted Wednesday December 12, 2012 3:12 PM GMT

Bringing an end to the painfully-long wait, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” held its UK premiere in London, England this evening (December 12) with special guest Prince William .

Sir Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett showed up at the Odeon Leicester Square to greet fans and paparazzi prior to the much-anticipated screening.

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Kate Middleton: Too Sick for “Hobbit” Premiere

Posted Tuesday December 11, 2012 12:11 PM GMT

It seems that bringing a Royal Heir into the world is quite the task, and Kate Middleton's morning sickness will prevent her from attending the UK premiere of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”

According to a Palace spokesperson, the Duchess of Cambridge will be unable to fulfill her duty as a guest of honor at the event, though Prince William will still show up.

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Sir Ian McKellen: Plagued with Prostate Cancer

Posted Tuesday December 11, 2012 11:25 AM GMT

He’s best known in recent years for playing the wizard Gandalf, and Sir Ian McKellan could certainly use some magical powers right about now.

The “Lord of the Rings” actor just revealed that he has been suffering from “prostate cancer for six or seven years,” in a new interview.

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New TV Spot for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Released: Watch Here!

Posted Sunday December 9, 2012 5:32 PM GMT

In anticipation of its release later this week, a new TV spot for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was unveiled by New Line Cinema on Saturday (December 8).

In the clip, Bilbo meets the infamous creature, Gollum, and agrees to a game of riddles which will send him on an unforgettable adventure.

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