Entertainment Weekly


Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


'The Hobbit' outsells 'Breaking Dawn,' 'Skyfall'

Posted on

Peter Jackson just laid the smackdown on RPatz and James Bond.

Advance tickets for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which doesn’t open in theaters until Dec. 14, went on sale on Wednesday, and if we’re speaking plainly, they crushed it. Sales for the film on Fandango accounted for 33 percent of all tickets sold that day on the ticket website, dethroning Breaking Dawn — Part 2, which had held the top spot since Oct. 1. Skyfall, the latest in the 007 franchise, placed second, with 31 percent of the day’s sales. The Twilight crew came in third, with 28 percent of the day’s take.

Read More

‘The Hobbit’ advance tickets going on sale Nov. 7, but that’s not all…

Familiar faces pop up in latest ‘Hobbit’ TV teaser — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Peter Jackson on a possible Stephen Colbert ‘Hobbit’ cameo: ‘I’ve never met a bigger Tolkien geek in my life’