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Set Visit: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Part 3: Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis

While The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey returns director Peter Jackson to the classic realm of The Lord of the Rings, it also brought forth quite a few new challenges, including shooting with an ensemble of 13 dwarves, a hobbit, a wizard, and a dragon, shooting in 3D, and shooting the first-ever 48 Fps film to be shown as a wide release in cinemas across the world.

The man hasn't taken these challenges lightly. This past summer, we met up with the acclaimed filmmaker behind such neo-classics as Heavenly Creatures, Braindead (aka Dead Alive), Meet the Feebles, The Frighteners, and of course, the original The Lord of the Rings series, to talk about his return to Middle Earth. It was here in Wellington, New Zealand that the filmmaker opened up about his experiences in coming back for this very popular franchise, »

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