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The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit star is reteaming with director Peter Jackson The post Hugo Weaving Joins Mortal Engines appeared first on

It’s been nearly a year since David Bowie left us, but fans are still uncovering the array of secrets the playful, singular, and visionary artist packed into the artwork his his terrific final album, Blackstar. As as the musician and actor’s legacy continues to unfold, we’re also learning more about the people who approached Bowie to tap into his enormous well of creativity — including none other than Peter Jackson. Continue reading Peter Jackson Eyed David Bowie To Play Gandalf In ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ at The Playlist.

“If you’re interested in making a movie, go make one. But make it cheap. Make it dirt cheap. Refuse to spend any money and see how much you can do with your creativity.” That’s a direct quote from Robert Rodriguez, the filmmaker who made his first movie, “El Mariachi,” for a meager $7,000. “It’s such a big production when you make a big production out of it. Don’t. Continue reading Christopher Nolan, Richard Linklater, Edgar Wright & More Share Important Lessons In No-Budget Cinema In Video Essay at The Playlist.

Several years ago, Peter Jackson got involved with Mortal Engines, a post-apocalyptic steampunk adventure based on the books by Philip Reeve. The project went on the backburner while Jackson went off to direct the three Hobbit movies, but now that he’s back from Middle-earth he’s getting Mortal Engines going again. However, he won’t be the one directing. Instead, Mortal Engines is revving up with […] The post Peter Jackson’s ‘Mortal Engines’ Finally Moving Forward appeared first on /Film.