The world waits anxiously for a return to Middle-earth filled with goblins, wizards and dwarves in the first of Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings prequel trilogy The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Kiwi director is again behind the camera of all three films shot back-to-back, this after New Line Cinema and MGM’s legal problems forced original choice Guillermo del Toro to walk away from the project.
Like them or not, Jackson’s films are fairly faithful to J.R.R. Tolkein’s doorstop-heavy source novels and despite their haters, the Lord Of The Rings trilogy are acclaimed, Oscar-winning epic works of art. I think it’s safe to say The Hobbit prequels will be more of the same and we have a closer look with six new clips from the first film, which finally hits cinemas next week.
Source: New Line/Warner Bros.
- Craig Hunter
Similar News ItemsPeter Jackson (I)
- Producer vs. Director: The Case of Zack Snyder (From Flickeringmyth. 17 August 2017, 9:14 AM, PDT)
- Top Ten Movie Franchises Based on Books (From Cinelinx. 16 August 2017, 9:00 AM, PDT)
- The unmade Planet Of The Apes movies of the 1990s (From Den of Geek. 15 August 2017, 12:59 PM, PDT)
Guillermo del Toro
- Lucasfilm Reportedly Considering Jabba The Hutt Spinoff (From We Got This Covered. 18 August 2017, 7:49 AM, PDT)
- Guillermo Del Toro's Fantastic Voyage Remake Begins Shooting This January (From MovieWeb. 17 August 2017, 6:24 PM, PDT)
- Guillermo del Toro’s Fantastic Voyage May Start Filming Next Year (From Screen Rant. 17 August 2017, 11:18 AM, PDT)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
- "StartUp" - Welcome To The 'Darknet' (From SneakPeek. 16 August 2017, 9:59 AM, PDT)
- Warner Bros., Tolkien Estate Settle Massive ‘Lord of the Rings’ Lawsuit (From Variety - Film News. 3 July 2017, 7:39 AM, PDT)
- Aussie actors, directors and technicians invited to join Oscars body (From IF.com.au. 29 June 2017, 12:34 AM, PDT)