As was previously rumored, director Peter Jackson officially announced this morning that 'The Hobbit' would be a trilogy and a third film will be released. Full details below:
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Though we're still not sure if we're getting just two movies or three, the drumbeat for the December release of the first Hobbit film 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is steadily increasing, and there's new photos of Gollum that have hit.
It's safe to say that we pretty much all loved Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' movie trilogy, which grossed about $3 billion in worldwide sales during their 2001-2003 releases. Now it looks like Warner Bros. is seeking to achieve the same results with the upcoming 'Hobbit' movie adaptation -- or should we say, adaptations -- as it's looking to become a movie trilogy.
Word out of Comic Con 2012 was that Peter Jackson is thinking about turning 'The Hobbit' - his two part prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings Trilogy' and adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic - into a trilogy. This was not just idle talk as he and the studios are now in "deep negotiations."
After the Comic-Con 2012 panel for 'The Hobbit' Peter Jackson met with reporters and was asked about the rumors that they're working on some additional filming and if that might mean there could actually be three 'Hobbit' films. Here's what he had to say...
Trolls! Dwarves! Maniacs in beards! But enough about the audience here at San Diego Comic-Con, let's talk about Warner Bros.'s closer to its massive two-and-a-half-hour panel: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
The Comic-Con 2012 Warner Bros. panel on Saturday in Hall H is one of the biggest gatherings we've seen so far here in San Diego. Yeah, 'Resident Evil' and Disney pretty much blew us away, but Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures brought together three top dogs to Comic-Con's largest space -- 'Pacific Rim,' 'Man of Steel' and 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.'
Peter Jackson has brought 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' to this year's Comic Con in San Diego, meaning we get a look at new posters and some pretty gnarly looking trolls.
After Warner Bros. released 10 snapshots from 'The Hobbit' movie and Peter Jackson unveiled the latest poster for Comic-Con 2012 on his Facebook page, fans of both the book and 'The Lord of the Rings' franchise have been waiting to get their hands on the next sneak peek. Well, it's finally here in the form of a lengthy scrolling image that reveals 10 scenes from the upcoming movie (the first two are shown above).