Wednesday, November 15, 2006
So at the European Media Leaders Summit (London), MGM's chief guru dude, Hary Sloan, talked a bit about THE HOBBIT. He said the plan is for it to be TWO films! The first film would be a direct adaptation of The Hobbit, while the second film would draw from "footnotes and source material connecting 'The Hobbit' with 'Lord of the Rings." He also confirmed that they are indeed in "advanced talks" with Peter Jackson to direct the films. They'd be fucking idiots if they didn't get him. If all goes planned, Production wouldn't even begin until 2008 or 2009. So then add atleast another year or two onto that for post-production, etc, I'd imagine.
Posted by Jim at Wednesday, November 15, 2006