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Saturday
Jun252011

First look at Bilbo and Gandalf in The Hobbit - Elijah Wood confirms he's back

This is not a screenshot from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Nope. This is taken from the set of The Hobbit, a two-part prequel to the legendary trilogy, filmed a good 11-13 years later. Entertainment Weekly scored some exclusive shots from the first film, titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which is due on Dec. 14, 2012. The first screenshots of Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins are below along with a few quotes from Peter Jackson.

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Tuesday
Sep142010

Sir Ian McKellen says The Hobbit may start filming in January

That's the goal, at least. The prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy has seen many delays due to the financial meltdown of MGM, which co-funds the project. Things are finally looking up. Peter Jackson, the presumed director of The Hobbit, has been quietly casting the two films since July and MGM seems to be sorting itself out, with Spyglass stepping up to restructure much of its debt. The studio will vote on the debt restructuring, bankruptcy plan later this month.

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