Crushing news for Beatles fans: Peter Jackson’s documentary “The Beatles: Get Back,” which was initially set for Sept. 4 of this year will now go close to a year later on Aug. 27, 2021. The move was announced by Disney, the film’s distributor, on Friday (June 12). The film creates a cheerful counter-narrative to the […]
Peter Jackson’s upcoming Beatles documentary, which includes a slew of unseen footage of the "Let It Be" rockers, is coming to theaters in September. Disney executive chairman Bob Iger revealed Wednesday that The Beatles: Get Back will launch in the U.S. and Canada on September 4 The announcement was made during Disney’s annual general meeting […]
“Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson said Saturday that he and his fellow New Zealanders “stand united in our love and support for our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters” in the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that left at least 49 people dead. “New Zealanders are devastated,” Jackson […]
Sir Peter, meet Sir Paul, and Mother Mary. “Lord of the Rings” filmmaker Peter Jackson has come aboard a project that Paul McCartney had previously hinted was in the works: a new Beatles documentary using the 55 hours of in-studio footage that were shot in early 1969 for the 1970 feature film “Let It Be.” […]
When it came out in 2003 and even today, "The Return of the King" has been criticized for taking so many victory laps — affectionately ridiculed by some, and less so by others.
Whenever the post-apocalyptic blockbuster screened for test audiences, Jackson noted that women were among its most vocal champions.
'Lord of the Rings' director Peter Jackson, and the visual effects team on 'They Shall Not Grow Old', reveal how they restored archive footage from the Great War.
Exclusive: The actor, who previously cut George Lucas' "Star Wars" trilogy down to 85 minutes, said his version of the Peter Jackson movies was "a lot tighter."
The Oscar-winning filmmaker produced and co-wrote this post-apocalyptic adaptation of a young adult series with an eye to launching a new franchise.
“The Lord of the Rings” director will mark the centennial of the war’s end, mining the archives of the BBC and London’s Imperial War Museum for material.
The filmmaker's latest effort is based on a popular young-adult sci-fi book series set in a post-apocalyptic world, where London is literally on wheels.
Peter Jackson just revealed that Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino might have starred in "The Lord of the Rings," but he was warned by Harvey Weinstein that they were both "a nightmare" and to "avoid them at all costs."
Actor recounts behind-the-scenes hijinks on the set of Peter Jackson's gory cult classic.
Air New Zealand is known for its in-flight safety videos featuring Betty White, Anna Faris, Richard Simmons, Sports Illustrated supermodels like Chrissy Teigen, and even Elijah Wood, Sir Peter Jackson, and the hobbits from The Lord of the Rings. Previous videos have also included a lineup of homegrown Kiwi, icons like professional athlete Eliza McCartney and supermodel Rachel Hunter.
Clip shows Mythbuster's visit with the Lord Of the Rings auteur for a tour of his mind-boggling movie memorabilia collection
Universal has landed Peter Jackson’s next big fantasy project, the adaptation of Philip Reeve’s science fiction fantasy book series, Mortal Engines. Jackson and Fran Walsh, his wife and partner in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, wrote the script with their collaborator Philippa Boyens. Jackson will not sit in the director’s chair for this one, instead handing helming duties to longtime protégé, Christian Rivers, who will make his feature directorial debut with the fantasy.
Sorry, 'Doctor Who' fans, the showrunner has to crush a couple of your dreams.
Screening Room, the Sean Parker and Prem Akkaraju-backed start-up that’s looking to offer new releases of movies in the home, has lined up a number of Hollywood’s heavyweight filmmakers as key supporters. Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, J.J. Abrams, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are among those backing the company, according to multiple sources. Only some of them have invested money, but all are shareholders in the start-up, which is represented by powerhouse attorney Skip Brittenham.
What do you do when you’ve conquered Middle Earth? Blast off into the cosmos aboard the TARDIS, of course! At least, that’s the trajectory that Oscar-winning director — and geek icon — Peter Jackson is taking now that he’s officially signed on to helm an episode of the beloved BBC sci-fi series, Doctor Who. A longtime Whovian, Jackson’s commitment to The Hobbit trilogy previously prevented him from riding shotgun with The Doctor. ...
Between The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, director Peter Jackson created one of the most epic franchises in Hollywood history. In an interview with Moviefone, the director of The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies complains that huge franchises are bringing the film industry down. “I don’t really like the Hollywood blockbuster bandwagon that exists right now,” says Jackson.