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Archive for June, 2005

Fellowship Festival Adds Boyd To Guest List

Louise writes that the Fellowship Festival has just added Billy Boyd, to its guest list. However, note that Billy will be joining the already-extensive extensive guest at the Wembley Conference Centre in London on August 29 only. For more information and tickets, head to the festival website. [More]

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Monaghan To Promote Lost in Oz

Thanks to Sinistral for this link. Evangeline Lilly, who plays Kate, and Dominic Monaghan, who plays rocker Charlie, will fly into Sydney on July 11 to publicise Lost’s season finale, which goes to air on Channel Seven in August. [More]

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Billy Boyd On Master And Commander sequel(s)

djdeathskiss points out this story in the Hollywood News where Billy Boyd discusses the possibility of a Master and Commander sequel. As you may have been reading, we attended this weekend’s London Film and Comic Con … here’s a little on what Billy Boyd had to say. [More]

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Boyd On Tartan TV Tonight

Abdullyne writes: Billy Boyd will be featured on ‘Tartan TV’ which is on the NY local PBS station (WLIW) tonight (at 11.30pm, I think – Dem). [More]

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Lawsuit Of The Rings

The New York Times (which requires registration to read) has this story on Peter Jackson’s lawsuit against New Line. Thanks to Adele for the link. Peter Jackson, the director, is suing New Line Cinema, the company behind his “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy, claiming he was underpaid by millions. [More]

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Time To Go Ape On Kong!

For the past 12 months and more, Peter Jackson has been working on his next big project — King Kong. Now you can finally check out the trailer over at! [Click Here] After that, jump on over to the OFFICIAL WEBSITE at

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‘Rings’ director assaults Time Warner’s tower of integration

What if Frodo Baggins, instead of confronting the evil empire in “The Lord of the Rings,” just got himself a lawyer and sued instead? The real-life corollary is going on now in Hollywood, where Peter Jackson, one of the film industry’s most powerful and popular directors, is suing New Line Cinema, the subsidiary of Time Warner that financed and distributed his Oscar-winning “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. [More]

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Queen Cate II

Cate Blanchett will reprise her role as the Virgin Queen in a multi-million-dollar sequel to her Oscar-nominated 1998 film Elizabeth. Elizabeth: The Golden Age will tell the story of the Tudor monarch’s tempestuous relationship with Sir Walter Raleigh, suggesting Queen Elizabeth was infatuated with the adventurer. Britain’s Daily Telegraph reported that British actor Clive Owen had signed on to play Sir Walter Raleigh. [More]

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McKellen at Europride Parade in Norway

Europride Parade in Norway Tolkien-freak-girl writes: Just thought I´d send you this picture of Ian McKellen walking the Europride parade in Norway. He got the most fantastic welcome, soo well earned of course! 🙂 He took the time to greet everyone, write autographs and all. Go Ian! [More]

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Boyd Wants to ‘Make Poverty History’

Curi writes: I heard on the radio this morning that Billy Boyd will be part of the Make Poverty History rally in Edinburgh on July 2nd. Billy was also wearing one of the white Make Poverty History wristbands at London Film and Comic Con yesterday. [More]

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Official Elizabethtown Trailer Online

The official trailer for Orlando Bloom’s latest film ‘Elizabethtown’ is now online. Take a look! [More]

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PJ Comments on Lucas’ AFI Tribute

Roheryn writes: During the American Film Institute’s salute to George Lucas this evening on the USA cable network, there was a segment in which prominent filmmakers paid tribute to Lucas, acknowledging how he had blazed a trail for them with cutting edge special effects. The slimmer Peter Jackson made a brief comment about how motion capture and digital effects have made nothing impossible in film now, thanks in no small part to Lucas’ work. As he spoke, they showed a clip of Gollum, as well as of Legolas bringing down the mumak. []

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