Television & Film

Extended HOBBIT Hits iTunes


Just in time to have before The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits iTunes with new bonus material.

The new cut adds thirteen minutes of footage to the theatrical release, and additional behind-the-scenes material is available as well. In total, nearly nine hours of bonus material comes with the extended cut.

iTunesBoxArtNew to the iTunes edition:

  • New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth
  • The Appendices Part 7 – A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of the Hobbit
  • The Appendices Part 8 – Return to Middle-Earth

The Appendices is a multi-part chronological history of the filming of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, covering pre-production in the various departments of the film in the months leading up to the start of principal photography, the boot camp training for the main cast, the work done on set chronologically through the three shooting blocks and in the world of its digital effects.

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Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

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