New Line releases more details on The Hobbit 3D

The two films based on The Hobbit are now greenlit and will begin shooting in February 2011, under the direction of fan favorite Peter Jackson. New Line Cinema chief Toby Emmerich, Warner Bros. president Alan Horn, and MGM CEO Steve Cooper made the announcement recently, among high fanboy anticipation. “Under Peter’s direction, the films will …
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Peter Jackson in talks to direct The Hobbit films himself

Peter Jackson is now in negotiations to direct The Hobbit film adaptations, which were left without a helmer after Guillermo del Toro left left the project because of delays, according to HeatVisionBlog. Before his sudden departure, Del Toro devoted a great deal of time and energy working with Jackson on pre-production for the movies, even …
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Guillermo del Toro leaves The Hobbit film adaptation

After two years in development on The Hobbit, HeatVision reports that director Guillermo del Toro has announced that he’s leaving the long-delayed J.R.R. Tolkien 2-film adaptation. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming “The Hobbit,” I am faced with the hardest decision of my life,” del Toro wrote …
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