Posts Tagged ‘the hobbit’
  • Peter Jackson May Direct The Hobbit
    Posted June 25th, 2010 at 3:17 pm No Comments
    Ever since Guillermo Del Toro dropped out as director for The Hobbit (which will be broken into two films) there has been a great level of speculation as to who would take over. Now comes the news that Peter Jackson is in negotiation to become the new director. Jackson, having headed up the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has obvious ties to the project. His role as executive producer was thought to provide him the opportunity to work on other films, however if he does end up taking on The Hobbi...
  • Guillermo Del Toro Drops Out as Director of The Hobbit
    Posted May 30th, 2010 at 4:10 pm No Comments
    News has broken today via that Guillermo Del Toro has departed as the director of The Hobbit. He had been set to direct two movies based on The Hobbit novel by J.R.R Tolkien. Despite pulling out of that role he will continue as co-writer on the screenplays. Just last week Del Toro made other news by stating that the film would not be shot in 3D. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming “The Hobbit,” I am faced with the hardest decision of m...