Execs at Comic-Con list 'The Hobbit' as one of the films they hope to present in IMAX in coming years.
Stuff.co.nz has quick overview of what's going on in the rebuilding of Hobbiton
Although the rumor mill says that Hugo Weaving is onboard for the film, the actor says he has not been contacted yet.
Check out the latest photos of the rebuilding of the Hobbiton set from a New Zealand paper.
Without any fanfare at all whatsoever, the set used to film Bilbo's hometown of Hobbiton is back under construction in New Zealand.
Although the casting of Bilbo is rumored to be announced at Comic Con, producers say that current legal issues with the Tolkien Estate could prevent casting for awhile.
Some news sources are speculating that Doctor Who's David Tennant will be at Comic-Con next week--for the primary reason of making an appearance as the man who will portray Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit.
Led by Christopher Tolkien, the case angles to get the original 7.5% of receipts originally agreed to 40 years ago, and also affect the progress of the production on the upcoming Hobbit films.
Here's a good look at The Hobbit director himself... how he thinks, how he decides, and why he likes what he likes.
There's not a bad chance that the original Bilbo Baggins will voice the same role as a narrator of sorts for The Hobbit.
"I knew that if and when it happened I'd get a call and we'd chat about it, but I haven’t spoken to anyone about it..."
10 years later, there's only an inch of difference between production companies...
It sounds like the real work is going to start this in just a couple of months!
Peter Jackson relates that he's committed to shooting his films in 3D.
The original Elrond will be back in The Hobbit to once again portray the ageless elf.