Elves and wizards will be featured in The Hobbit... and so will the stars who played them in The Lord of the Rings
"It's two movies, and we've written the first script, which the studio responded well to. And we're now halfway through the second script..."
With the delay of The Hobbit, we'll see a corresponding delay in the release of the DVD/Blu-ray disc... but the real question is when will we see the Lord of the Rings trilogy released on Blu-ray?!
"The Hobbit will be two movies and we've written the first script and delivered it to the studio who seem to be happy with it."
"The grass seems particularly green this year after a wetter than usual early spring - but this is good news as our hobbit holes are sporting an exceptionally fine display of growth."
He certainly seems like he could look the part...
A couple of weeks ago, we covered the rumors surrounding a possible reappearance of our favorite Ranger. Here's a quick update.
Sir McKellen seems to be the most vocal member of the cast/crew of "The Hobbit." This time he talks about the script (which he's gotten to read) and Del Toro.
"We are respecting the structure established by Professor Tolkien because the order of the adventures in The Hobbit is well known to generations and generations of kids... But we will be integrating Gandalf's comings and goings because he does disappear in the book quite often."
More of the Lord of the Rings cast speaks up about a possible return to Middle Earth.
Looks like we may be seeing Aragorn in the 2-film version of The Hobbit.
With The Hobbit filming for 383 days, that would make the shoot 109 days longer than the original Trilogy... which seems odd... impressive, but odd.
LA Times recently asked readers "WHICH FRANCHISE IS MAKING A MISTAKE WITH A FOURTH FILM?", the options being Spider-Man, Lord of the Rings, X-Men, and Pirates of the Caribbean. With the lowest amount of votes, 'The Hobbit' has been consistently coming out on top, with only 48 hours left till polls close
"Certain things will have to be referenced really, possibly in a more simple way, a less complicated way. So that you feel that 'The Hobbit' is a part of this [larger] story."
MGM gets an endorsement and a deferment that will allow them to keep the studio running AND fund The Hobbit in the meantime.