New VFX Breakdown Video For Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

Premier visual effects company, Weta Digital, has uploaded a new video that reveals some scenes that were digitally enhanced in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Check it out!

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By nailbiter111 - 2/14/2013




The Hobbit is an upcoming two-part epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson. It is a film adaptation of the 1937 novel of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien and prequel to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Jackson, director of The Lord of the Rings, returns as director of the film and also serves as producer and co-writer. The film will star Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Richard Armitage, known for playing Lucas North in the BBC drama series Spooks, as Thorin Oakenshield. Several actors from Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy will reprise their roles, including Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, and Orlando Bloom. Additionally, composer Howard Shore, who wrote the score for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, has confirmed his role in both parts of the film project. The two parts, entitled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again, are being filmed back to back and are currently in production in New Zealand; principal photography began on March 21, 2011. They are scheduled to be released on December 14, 2012 and December 13, 2013, respectively.


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imnotahero - 2/14/2013, 2:49 PM
I would love to see the whole Gollum scene without the cgi.
ManofSteel22 - 2/14/2013, 2:56 PM
Looking how good the dragon looks at the end,can you imagine how great the cg will be for godzilla,also I love how the things you didnt realize that are cgi are cgi lol still wish the goblins was practical effects
nailbiter111 - 2/14/2013, 2:57 PM
imnotahero - me too
SWAGGATRON - 2/14/2013, 4:02 PM
Screw the critics, this was a great movie.
panathatube - 2/15/2013, 2:36 AM
Great movie. Surprisingly though i found the CGI below my expectations. The cartoony look of Goblin King and especially the Wargs (willy coyote evil look really!?) put me off. Even Azog felt out of place and i really missed the guys who played the orcs with prosthetics in the LOR trilogy.

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