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Martin Freeman has discussed the decision to turn The Hobbit into three films, rather than two as originally planned. It was confirmed earlier this year that director Peter Jackson, and his co-writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, had decided to make a trilogy of Hobbit films, using material from The Lord of the Rings' appendices to expand the story. "It's not really daunting," Freeman told Total Film. "It is unexpected compared to where we were, but it's the same thing of telling the story and doing your bit, whether it's one or two or three films. There's just, you know, more of it! "But there are so many of us involved, it doesn't really hang on anyone's shoulders." Boyens recently (more) »

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