A friend tonight forwarded me a link to an article saying that it's
official: the Peter Jackson/New Line/Del Toro movie is going forward.
Two movies, apparently: one of THE HOBBIT and another of filler
material covering the years between Bilbo's return and the start of
THE LORD OF THE RINGS.
I expect there will be a lot of announcements over the next few
days over who will and won't sign on among the returning characters/
behinds the scene people.
Anyway, here's the link:
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