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  1. Jason Priestley Says He Punched Harvey Weinstein In The FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... it is when he punched Harvey Weinstein in the face. Speaking after Mira Sorvino responded to a report from Peter Jackson which noted Harvey Weinstein had actively derailed her career, Jason Priestlye shared his own story of an interaction he had ...

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  2. Sir Peter Jackson responds to Weinstein's casting denialRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Washington DC , Dec 17 : In the wake of disgraced movie star Harvey Weinstein denying Hollywood director Peter Jackson's allegations of pushing actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino out of the 'Lord of the Rings', the latter has released a statement obtained by Deadline, citing aspects of Harvey's denial as 'insincere'. The statement read, "Aspects of Harvey's denial are insincere.

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  3. Oscar-winning director says Weinstein company warned against hiring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Peter Jackson arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" at the Dolby Theatre. Jackson says he is now realizing that Harvey Weinsteins advice to avoid working with Mira Sorvino or Ashley Judd was likely part of a smear campaign against the two actresses.

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  4. Oscar-winning director says Weinstein company warned against hiring Judd, SorvinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Republic

    Months after allegations against Harvey Weinstein ignited a national conservation about sexual harassment, "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson said Weinstein's company had once warned him about actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, who have since spoken out against the movie mogul. The New Zealand director told the publication Stuff that he was given an advisory about the two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" films to Miramax - film producer Weinstein's first studio and a cultural force throughout the decade.

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  5. Director Peter Jackson says Weinstein company warned against hiring Judd, SorvinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Peter Jackson arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" at the Dolby Theatre. Peter Jackson arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" at the Dolby Theatre.

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  6. Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Palladium-Item

    ... did not submit to his requests. In a chilling new interview with New Zealand media outlet Stuff , director Peter Jackson recalled that Weinstein told him not to cast actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, both among Weinstein's recent accusers , in ...

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  7. Peter Jackson says Weinstein made him blacklist accusers Ashley Judd, Mira SorvinoRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Washington DC , Dec 16 : Hollywood director Sir Peter Jackson has finally broken his silence on Harvey Weinstein and has come up with some really hard-hitting facts. According to E! Online, the 56-year-old filmmaker opened up about his working relationship with Weinstein and claimed that he and his brother Bob banned him from casting Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.

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  8. Ashley Judd might have been Arwen... or GaladrielRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... the round of headlines with this particular story. There are, as I type, dozens of them blaring things like "Peter Jackson blacklisted" or was "forced into blacklisting" Ashley Judd or Mira Sorvino in the late 90s. Sometimes it's presented to look ...

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  9. Peter Jackson: Weinstein blacklisted actresses3 hours, 45 minutes | PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    ... did not submit to his requests. In a chilling new interview with New Zealand media outlet Stuff , director Peter Jackson recalled that Weinstein told him not to cast actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, both among Weinstein's recent accusers , in ...

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  10. Peter JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Peter Jackson arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle o the Five Armies" at the Dolby Theatre on Dec. 9, 2014. Jackson told Stuff he thinks Harvey Weinstein's warning not to work with Mira Sorvino or Ashley Judd may have been part of a smear campaign against the two actresses.

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  11. Peter Jackson announces Mortal Engines trailer screens before Star Wars: The Last JediRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    In a post to Facebook, Sir Peter Jackson announced the first trailer for Mortal Engines will screen ahead of the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise . "I am pleased to announce that the teaser trailer for our movie Mortal Engines will be debuting in cinemas around the world, with Star Wars: The Last Jedi ," Jackson, who wrote the screenplay with his usual writing partners Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh, said.

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  12. 'My precious': Canadian user watched 'Lord of the Rings' 361 times on NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | CTV

    Gollum is shown in a scene from 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,' directed by Peter Jackson. Netflix's annual year-in-review report has revealed there are some truly bizarre - and dedicated - binge-watchers out there, including a Canadian who watched "The Lord of the Rings" nearly every day for a year.

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  13. 'The Shape Of Water': An Elegant Fable Of Starfish-Crossed LubbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | National Public Radio

    ... - with the news full of cops bludgeoning civil rights marchers and Hueys in the skies over Vietnam. As with Peter Jackson's underrated 2005 remake of King Kong, adoration of showbiz and cinema oozes from SoW' s every gill: Elisa's apartment is above ...

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  14. New Mutants poster is a stretch! Precious Roy has deja vuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... see Mirage, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Sunspot, and Magik all peeking out. It's an image that is mostly-owed to Peter Jackson's THE FRIGHTENERS, both in terms of the ad (seen here) and the film itself, where the monsters came out of the walls. As Dannie ...

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  15. Movie museum 'Plan B' in the works as Sir Peter Jackson continues to stall plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    A drawing of the proposed $150m movie museum and convention centre, drawing inspiration from Wellington's position as the head of Maui's fish: Te Upoko o te Ika. An alternative use for Wellington's proposed movie museum is being developed as fears mount that Sir Peter Jackson's delays could see the project fall over.

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  16. How 'War For The Planet Of The Apes' VFX Supervisor Joe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Deadline

    From his earliest beginnings at ILM to his current role as Senior Visual Effects Supervisor at Peter Jackson's pioneering Weta Digital, four-time Oscar winner Joe Letteri has had the most accomplished of careers, witnessing the stunning evolution of visual effects over the course of three decades. Working on such seminal visual effects-driven projects as Jurassic Park , The Lord of the Rings , King Kong , and Avatar , Letteri has been driven on through the years by his boundless curiosity, becoming a master of creature and character creation along the way.

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  17. Kate Winslet On Working With Woody, 'Titanic' &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Deadline

    ... loves making movies now more than ever. Among those movies we discuss in detail are her spectacular debut in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures, followed closely by Ang Lee's Sense & Sensibility. Our conversation also leads naturally to that ...

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  18. Andy Serkis talks about the evolution of motion capture video - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | CNet News

    The essential. The thing that was discovered on that was that Peter Jackson had this idea that up to that point visual effects were imagined.

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  19. Amazon bringing 'The Lord of the Rings' to small screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | SFGate

    ... King" -- originally published in 1954 and 1955, have sold more than 150 million copies. Australian director Peter Jackson turned the books into a series of blockbuster films starting in 1999, with the three combining for a run time of nearly 10 ...

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  20. DC's Justice League reviews are in... and they are brutalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... sprang a leak and its appalling 48 per cent got out. (For comparison, Marvel's The Avengers has 92 per cent, Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers has 96 per cent.) That 48 per cent still puts it ahead of the two worst films in the ...

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