District 9: the best sci-fi movie of the year?

District 9: the best sci-fi movie of the year?

The new trailer for South African sci-fi flick District 9 has been released (view it below) and we’ve been left very excited indeed. With some stunning visuals, neat effects and an extremely promising plotline, this Peter Jackson-produced thriler could easily end up being the most well-received genre film of 2009. Directed by Neil Blomkamp and … Continued

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Alien menace escapes District 9

Alien menace escapes District 9

The latest stage in District 9’s marketing campaign is underway, with the release of a short detailing how aliens have breached the containment perimeter around the refugee camp known as District 9.

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Del Toro and Jackson discuss The Hobbit

Del Toro and Jackson discuss The Hobbit

Explaining their plans to Empire, Guillermo Del Toro and Peter Jackson have made the announcement Lord Of The Rings fans have been waiting to hear with regards to the format that the upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit will be taking: “We’ve decided to have The Hobbit span the two movies, including the White Council and the comings and goings of Gandalf to Dol Guldur,” said Del Toro in an interview with the magazine.

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Jackson and del Toro answer your questions

Jackson and del Toro answer your questions

Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro, the executive producer and director of the upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit, will be taking fan questions in a live chat on 24 May. They will be fielding the top 20 most asked questions, so if you’d like to cast your ponderings in the bag, check out the official … Continued

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Del Toro confirmed to direct The Hobbit

Del Toro confirmed to direct The Hobbit

Finally, after months of speculation and weeks of inching closer to an announcement, Guillermo del Toro has been confirmed as the director for New Line and MGM’s adaptation of JR Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Executive producers for the project Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, along with New Line president Toby Emmerich and chief of MGM’s Worldwide … Continued

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