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The Hobbit Trilogy Costs Over $500 Million

the-hobbit-an-unexpected-journey-headerJust when you thought that big Hollywood productions couldn’t get more expensive, Peter Jackson and his trilogy of movies based on JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit set the bar higher.

According to financial documents filed in New Zealand, The Hobbit movies have cost Warner Bros. over $561 million through March 31st.

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Orlando Bloom Covers the Iconic “They’re Taking the Hobbits to Isengard” Song

Many, many years ago, when autotuning, songifying and mashups didn’t really exist to the level they do now, a man made a Lord of the Rings song that prominently featured Legolas yelling “They’re taking the hobbits to Isengard!” Well, about seven years after it first hit YouTube and over 12 million views, Orlando Bloom finally saw it. He and the crew of The Hobbit had a little fun with it on Bloom’s last day on set.

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