Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
Subscribe To Empire Today
Save money and get 12 issues for only £25
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Mortdecai Character Posters Arrive
Johnny Depp does his best Mortdecai face
Jeremy Renner Talks Matt Damon And Bourne
'I love the idea of Greengrass and Damon'
New Imitation Game Trailer Lands Online
Benedict Cumberbatch's Enigma variations
Warner Bros. Planning I Am Legend Reboot
It could be the start of a new, Will Smith-free franchise
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 September 2014
New Banner Art For The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
Bilbo and the rest fight the forces of evil
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Star Wars: Episode VII
18 December 2015
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
12 December 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Svengali (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Christmas Candle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Hobbit Video Blog Goes To Comic-Con
See some of what attendees watched...

24 July 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Peter Jackson

submit to reddit

If you weren’t lucky enough to be sitting in the packed Hall H at this year’s Comic-Con to witness Peter Jackson and co unveiling new footage from The Hobbit, the director is ready to dry your tears with the latest video production blog. Prepare to take a trip to San Diego with Jackson, and to get a look at some of what they showed at the event, by watching the video below…

The latest video blog is yet another treat featuring, amongst other things, Sylvester McCoy as his legendarily eccentric self (including playing the spoons on every available surface and person) and Martin Freeman using the large-scale Bag End set as the jumping off point for his take on the Dennis Waterman spoof from Little Britain (“Write the feme tune, sing the feme tune”).

Plus you get a Jackson’s eye view of the San Diego madness, some brief glimpses of new footage and yet another emotional ride packed with peeks at the crew and work, not to mention Andy Serkis in a barrel. Oh, and the wrap party following the final few shots.

Thank goodness there are more videos to come, featuring a look at the second movie and the post-production process for both, or else we’d be in the midst of serious withdrawal problems…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey arrives on December 14.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Dark Knight Rises At The US Box Office
Batman makes bank, man
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks

Your Comments

Ummm...where is the video...or if not the video, the link. luckily I liked Peter Jackson, Weta on Facebook so I've seen blog #8 lol :D <3 More

Posted by megank13 at 09:30 on 24 July 2012 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Hateful Eight - The Story So Far
We delve into the short but tangled history of Quentin Tarantino’s latest

Gallery: Unseen Star Wars Poster Concept Artwork
JW Rinzler takes us through a history of the franchise in jaw-dropping art

The Future Of Film: Lasers Will Save 3D (If Your Cinema Is Big Enough)
Big will be beautiful in the brave new world of frickin' laser beam projection

The Bond Girls Who Made It Big
The actresses who overcame the curse of 007 to forge successful careers

The Future Of Film: A Woman Will Direct Star Wars
No longer a men’s club, Hollywood is going to start opening its doors...

The Empire Podcast #130: Interviews With Rosamund Pike, Lee Child And Antoine Fuqua
The Gone Girl star, Jack Reacher author and The Equalizer director pop in for a chat

The 50 Greatest Voice Performances In Movies
Who has the most talented tonsils in town?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)