Sir Peter Jackson has a cheeky anecdote about his first meeting with British film-maker Edgar Wright. Jackson had finished The Lord of the Rings and was busy on pre-production work for King Kong.
Michael Jackson could have earned US$1.1 billion (NZ$1.9 billion) or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, an accounting expert familiar with the singer’s earning potential told jurors. Arthur Erk, a certified public accountant who conducts royalty audits for musicians, told jurors that Jackson might have earned US$1.5 billion for the shows if he had charged higher ticket prices during later shows on the This Is It tour
More than 6000 hopefuls have tried out for the X Factor in a 27-town pre-audition marathon, and yesterday we saw the final five. That’s a fact .
Picking up where you left after a year is not easy, Peter Jackson’s first The Hobbit production blog of 2013 shows. The clip covers the so called pick-up shooting for which “props, people, and sets” where reunited in Wellington in the last couple of months.
The funnyman actor billed as the “Man of 10,000 Sound Effects” wants to add his vocal chords to Sir Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. Michael Winslow – famous for his role as Sergeant Larvelle ‘Motor Mouth’ Jones in the Police Academy movie series – is bringing his standup comedy routine to New Zealand from August 6-17
Michael Jackson reportedly paid off alleged sexual abuse victims.
Sir Ian McKellen has played wizard Gandalf for the last time, as filming in New Zealand wraps for a number of The Hobbit’s major characters. Sir Peter Jackson shared a picture of himself and McKellen just after shooting ended for the Grey Wizard Gandalf last night.
Paris Jackson was “hit at another level” by the death of her father, claims her cousin. The 15-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson is currently recovering in hospital following a suicide attempt earlier this month
Prince Jackson has recalled hearing his sister’s screams as his father lay dying.
Sir Peter Jackson has probably made a pair of Hobbit fans who filmed their frenzied reactions to the new trailer even more excited. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug teaser trailer was released yesterday, and one of the girls watching it had to bite down on a piece of tissue to stop herself from screaming