Jackson a Digital Mandarin

Director Peter Jackson, 50, features at No. 22 on Vanity Fair’s 2012 ‘The Powers that Be’ List, which names the “top 25 mandarins” in the digital world. “A decade removed from his $3 billion Lord of the Rings trilogy, Jackson has turned his attention to The Hobbit, the three-part Rings prequel, the first installment of which hits theatres this December in time for Oscar consideration. Jackson’s special-effects house Weta has been busy too, handling the visual wizadry not only of his films but also of The AvengersPrometheus, and the upcoming Avatar sequel.”


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Jane Campion Casts Cumberbatch and Moss

Jane Campion Casts Cumberbatch and Moss

After a decade of being absent from the big screen, Academy Award-winner New Zealander Jane Campion is readying her first feature since 2009’s Bright Star. Campion will next direct her own…