? Here’s your first look at a clip from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey…and it’s a doozy. I defy anyone to not start weeping when Gandalf launches into his insights on what true courage is. Real talk: The mountains aren’t the only thing that are going to be misty when this flick comes out. The Hobbit is going to emotionally wreck me and I CAN’T WAIT. ? Warner Brothers is suing The Asylum over the upcoming release of their mockbusterAge of the Hobbits. The Hollywood Reporter has the details about the lawsuit, which provides a peek behind the curtain to reveal the complexity of intellectual property cases like this one. Transmorphers fans, take note.
? Here’s a stunning Japanese poster for The Hobbit. Usually snark is my default setting when I see contemporary movie posters. This time though? Not a chance, it’s beautiful.(Via First Showing)
UPDATE: It has just been announced that four exclusive character posters will be given to attendees at the 12:01am IMAX shows on December 14th. Take a look:
Okay, that Gollum one is definitely worth staying up late for. Full details on the giveaway can be found at /Film.
Chris Cummins is a pop culture writer and Archie comics historian who has contributed to The Robot's Voice, Den of Geek US, Philebrity, Geekadelphia, Uproxx, and Unicorn Booty. He is the co-producer and co-host of Nerd Nite Philadelphia, and is regularly involved in producing and hosting New York Super Week events. In 2014, Chris began Sci-Fi Explosion, a mix of live performance, trivia and funny clips celebrating the weirdest in science fiction that regularly travels around the United States. He wrote the introductions to the compilations Archie's Favorite Comics From The Vault and (with Paul Castiglia) Archie's Favorite High School Stories. You can find Chris on Twitter at @bionicbigfoot and @scifiexplosion.