The Hobbit is in Production
The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien‘s prequel to the Lord of the Rings, is finally in production. The two film version will be directed by Peter Jackson, who directed the entire Lord of the Rings triology. The movies had been previously delayed because of labor issues and the loss of director Guillermo del Toro among other things. Click the image to enlarge.
The Hobbit will take place in Middle Earth roughly 60 years before The Fellowship of the Ring, and will feature Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen) and Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman). The films will be shot back-to-back in 3D and will be released in 2012 and 2013. How many of you are excited about The Hobbit?