Director Peter Jackson revealed this morning that the final installment in his fantasy trilogy will no longer be titled There and Back Again.
After finishing his Hobbit trilogy, director Peter Jackson wants to shine the spotlight on his homeland and make films about New Zealand.
In Peter Jackson’s absence, staff members of TheOneRing.net brought Middle-Earth to Comic-Con, discussing the second film of The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug and how Jackson interprets and deviates from Tolkien’s prose.
Lord of the Rings veterans Ian McKellen and Orlando Bloom wrapped their work on Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy with a photo and a tribute to an Internet sensation.
The release of The Hobbit: There and Back Again, the conclusion of Peter Jackson’s big-screen trilogy, has been moved from July 18, 2014, to Dec. 17, 2014.
Although the opening of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is still a week away, New Line is already teasing the next installments of Peter Jackson’s trilogy with the first images from The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again.
Actor Andy Serkis discusses pulling double duty as second unit director on Peter Jackson’s three-movie adaptation of The Hobbit, saying, “It was wonderful.”
Among other character portraits and behind-the-scenes stills, the Hobbit Movies app has released our first look at Lee Pace as Thranduil and a tease as to where the split between An Unexpected Journey and The Desolation of Smaug will take place.
Following the expansion of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit to a trilogy, the second chapter will be titled The Desolation of Smaug, with the conclusion now called There and Back Again. The final film will open July 18, 2014.
While director Peter Jackson went to great effort to shoot The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, it turns out most theaters aren’t equipped to handle the format, leading Warner Bros. to convert the film to the more traditional 24 frames.