Get your tickets to Tolkien today!
Join us in our 24 Hour Chatroom!
Check out on Twitter!
Join us on Instagram

Latest Tweets

  1. Lord of the Rings has never been a summer blockbuster.

  2. Ennio Morricone was key in movie soundtracks simply becoming classical music. “My interest in film had to do with…

  3. Amazon: but we just paid a billion dollars for the rights!

News Alerts

Get emailed with every new post!

LA mayor declares state of emergency, blames NZ

August 28, 2013 at 4:35 am by Demosthenes  - 

Peter-Jackson-Doctor-Who The mayor of Los Angeles says New Zealand and other countries are taking film and television work from Hollywood, prompting him to declare a “state of emergency”.

Eric Garcetti was elected in May and says the city’s pre-eminence in the entertainment industry is under pressure from other US cities as well New Zealand, the UK, Australia and Canada.

The Guardian says film and television production is “haemorrhaging” from its traditional home and he is going to try to attract more film and TV to LA.

Garcetti ‘s campaign was backed and largely funded by members of the entertainment industry, the Guardian says. He told Variety he would introduce a Hollywood “tsar” to “fight a lot of fights”.

“If we don’t put a lot of strength toward winning a couple of battles in this war, we are just going to continue to be left behind on the battlefield.”

[Read More]

Posted in Hobbit Movie, New Zealand, Peter Jackson, Studios, The Hobbit on August 28, 2013 by
Source: TVNZ

Daggers of Tauriel

Leave a Reply