Tag: The Hobbit

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2012
New ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Trailer The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Trailer #2 hit the internet today to much acclaim. In the film starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett – a Hobbit, journeys to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by the dragon Smaug. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” hits…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
After taking the month of August off (but only 2 weeks without any new content) Daniel and Jason are back, tanned, rested and ready to talk about all the latest goings on in the realm of toys, movies, TV and all of pop culture. A lot has happened in the weeks we last sat down…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2012
Starting tomorrow, September 1, the first official presales will begin rolling out for The Hobbit toy collection from The Bridge Direct! The following online retailers will be taking orders throughout September: www.Amazon.com www.ToysRUs.com www.EntertainmentEarth.com The items that will be available to purchase include: 3.75” ACTION FIGURE BOX SET – SRP $29.99 Join Bilbo and four…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2012
New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Warner Bros. Pictures Announce Third Film in The Hobbit Trilogy BURBANK, CA, JULY 30, 2012 — Peter Jackson will make a third film in his upcoming adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, it was jointly announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer, New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2012
Today at SDCC 12 and on their Facebook page Lego reveled the first of their ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ sets:

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2012
We got all of our photos from Preview Night loaded now.  Check out the latest from DC Collectibles, Mattel, Hasbro, The Bridge Direct “Hobbit” figures, Gentle Giant and much, much more!   Click here to view our 2012 SDCC galleries!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
-Surprises abound for fans as construction toy maker unveils new playsets, life-sized models, mystery builds, contests and one-of-a-kind giveaways in support of popular licensed properties- SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON (July 11, 2012)  – LEGO Systems, Inc., the world’s leading construction toy manufacturer, unveils its largest ever San Diego Comic-Con presence with a “theme of the day”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
Earlier today I posted information from the good people at The Bridge Direct about their new lines of toys for the upcoming ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” feature film.  Now DB has provided us with the hi-rez pictures.  So here they are – enjoy!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2012
This morning the folks at The Bridge Direct sent over new information about their upcoming “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” lines.  I was basically a pdf fact sheet, with a few small images.  We hope to have better, high-rez images soon.   This fact sheet doesn’t give us full line-ups, but it gives us a better…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH WETA WORKSHOP FOR COLLECTIBLES FROM THE UPCOMING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILMS, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY AND THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN -New merchandise slated for October 2012- WELLINGTON, New Zealand and Burbank, CA – June 05, 2012 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Weta Workshop announced today a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2012
BigBadToyStore.com sent out new solicitations today and it confirms something I was told at Toy Fair last month- that Bridge Direct’s new figures for the upcoming “Hobbit” movie would be in 2 scales: 3.75″ scale and 6″ scale.   Many fans have been speculating at the possible scale for this line since many of the Bridge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
In the weeks before Toy Fair 2012, many companies have reached out to major media outlets to help the tease their new product. Just this week we have seen: Hasbro revealed their GI Joe: Retaliation movie figures to USA Today. MTV Geek got an exclusive look at Playmates new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line. Wired…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS SOARS INTO TOY FAIR SEASON WITH EXTENSIVE WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM SUPPORTING THIS SUMMER’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM THE DARK KNIGHT RISES UNRIVALED TOY CHEST OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LICENSING SUPPORT FOR WORLD-CLASS PORTFOLIO TO BE SHOWCASED   Burbank, Calif., February 1, 2012 – The Bat-Signal has summoned “The Caped Crusader” to an adventurous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2011
In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit… Production has commenced in Wellington, New Zealand, on "The Hobbit," filmmaker Peter Jackson’s two film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s widely read masterpiece. "The Hobbit" is set in Middle-earth 60 years before Tolkien’s "The Lord of the Rings," which Jackson and his filmmaking team brought to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2008
Variety just announced that the announcement was officially made this afternoon jointly from executive producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, after months of speculation and debate, that Hellboy 1& 2 director del Toro will in fact be taking the reigns on this project as well as a sequel.   The sequel will deal with the 60…

 

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