Lost's Evangeline Lilly has joined The Hobbit.
"Evangeline Lilly will be playing a new character—the Woodland Elf, Tauriel," director Peter Jackson announced on Facebook. "Her name means 'daughter of Mirkwood' and, beyond that, we must leave you guessing! (No, there is no romantic connection to Legolas.) What is not a secret is how talented and compelling an actress Evangeline is; we are thrilled and excited she will be the one to bring our first true Sylvan Elf to life."
Peter Jackson's pair of films based on J.R.R. Tolkein's Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit, now have their official titles and release dates, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
Orlando Bloom has signed on to The Hobbit, director Peter Jackson announced.
"Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom created an iconic character with his portrayal of Legolas. I'm excited to announce today that we'll be revisiting Middle Earth with him once more," Jackson wrote on his Facebook page. "I'm thrilled to be working with Orlando again. Funny thing is, I look older—and he doesn't! I guess that's why he makes such a wonderful elf."
Anne Hathaway and James Franco's first foray into hosting the Oscars was a little rocky, but there were still plenty of top moments to be had from the ceremony:
Most Awkward Host Introduction: Ouch. Anne Hathaway and James Franco's requisite montage of fake clips from the Best-Picture nominees fell flat, but at least we got a small giggle from seeing Franco in a white, full-body leotard for their Black Swan spoof. Can we get him and Justin Timberlake doing "Single Ladies"?
Now that Richard Castle's first Nikki Heat novel is getting the movie treatment within the ABC series Castle, TVGuide.com hit the set to find out who Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic think should play Castle and Beckett in the film.
Castle Scoop: A trip to Los Angeles and a Jennifer Love Hewitt guest spot?
"I'm of a couple of different minds," Fillion says of who should play the novelist-turned-crime fighter. "I think we could go a couple of different ways. One...