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Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015
After months of speculation, Doctor Who head writer Steven Moffat has finally confirmed that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson “will probably” be involved in the show, schedules permitting. The director is reportedly set to direct the two-part season finale of the ninth series of the hit sci-fi show in 2015. Peter Jackson has always been a fan of Doctor Who and has dreamed about taking over the controls of the TARDIS for... 

Bring Down the King! New Zealand Erects a King Joffrey Statue

Bring Down the King! New Zealand Erects a King Joffrey Statue
The latest Game of Thrones publicity stunt has seen a genuine King Joffrey statue erected in a town square in Auckland, New Zealand.  Less a pro-Joffrey statement than an opportunity for viewers to vent their anti-Lannister rage, however, it seems the statue has gone up for the sole purpose of being dragged right back down again: a “Down With Joffrey” Twitter account has simultaneously emerged, with Game of Thrones fans invited to “Tweet... 

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who
Yesterday director Peter Jackson confirmed that he still has every hope of directing Doctor Who and that ‘kind of serious’ discussions were taking place. During a press junket for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the director went on to say: “I’d love to try my hand at television, because I’ve never had the discipline of having to shoot for those impossibly tiny schedules. I think I could do it okay now.” Known for his painstaking... 

The Hobbit Shoot Begins! Amazing Peter Jackson Vlog

The Hobbit Shoot Begins! Amazing Peter Jackson Vlog
Today, Peter Jackson, the genius behind The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, King Kong and The Lovely Bones posted the first of many vlogs on his Facebook page which will chronicle the making of The Hobbit which he is currently helming in New Zealand. The Hobbit, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic, is written by the familiar team of Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens and will be released in two parts the first of which has a scheduled release... 

Development begins on Transformers online game

Development begins on Transformers online game
Hasbro have recently announced that it has signed a strategic development agreement with Jagex ltd to create a new online game together based on the TRANSFORMERS brand. The agreement says that the companies must launch the TRANSFORMERS online game in 2012 in North America, Latin America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. Millions of users currently play the 40 games that Jagex owns and the multi award winning UK based company is one of the largest... 
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