Yesterday, the first official trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit Part 1 was released. We here at NNAR, to put it modestly, are really frickin‘ excited for Tolkien’s prequel to LOTR to hit the big screen. Those cast members new to Middle Earth include Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Evangeline Lilly. Many actors are returning to work with Jackson on this project, namely Ian Mckellan and Andy Serkis (who is also co-directing). Over the next year, re-reading of Bilbo’s epic tale is a must. But for now, wet your whistle with this short video. Read more
“Chip the glasses crack the plates, that’s what Bilbo Baggins hates.” Cram 13 Dwarves, 1 wizard, and 1 timid, overly-concerned-with-manners little Hobbit into one room for dinner, and what do you get? Two excellent Peter Jackson films! With the third (and in my opinion, best) production video released just hours ago, we can really, for the first time, step back into Middle Earth, and whet our appetites for The Hobbit, Parts 1 and 2.