Third Film in ‘Hobbit’ Trilogy Gets a Release Date!

Just over a month ago, we brought you news that director Peter Jackson’s upcoming feature, The Hobbit, originally intended as a two-film saga, would instead become an epic trilogy.  We are now thrilled to report that fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s prequel to The Lord Of The Rings will only need to wait a mere seven months between the second and third films! Continue reading

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The Hobbit Trilogy

A few weeks ago, entertainment news organizations were reporting that Peter Jackson, renowned director of The Lord of the Rings and currently working on directing the two films in The Hobbit series, submitted a request for additional weeks of shooting.  Rumors flew that Mr. Jackson was up to something, from needing to reshoot scenes, shooting additional content for the home video release, or splitting his two films into three films.  Today, the speculation ended as Jackson and company announced that The Hobbit was becoming a trilogy.  While at the time of this writing there is no set release date for the third film, it would be safe to assume that it is probably going to arrive in December 2014, a year after part two.  Here is the full announcement from Peter Jackson himself: Continue reading