4 March 2013 1:31 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

If you’re a regular listener to the official Thn podcast The Hollywood Booze (online every Friday folks), then you will know that I’m not the world’s biggest fan of The Hobbit. I saw the first film in the planned trilogy (Zzzzz) a few weeks ago, and I cannot remember the last time that I experienced a cinema outing as an endurance exercise. However, I know that there are millions of Hobbit and Lotr fans out there, and I can’t wait to meet some of you this summer at Comic Con.

The news this morning is that the Peter Jackson directed The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has just passed the $1 billion point in box-office sales, so I guess we can consider the movie a success for Warner Brothers…?

Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International Distribution for Warner Bros. said:

“From Berlin to Beijing, it is so gratifying »

- Paul Heath

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Peter Jackson (I)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners