MiddleEarthBlog: July 2012

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Hobbit X3

  Praise the powers that be at Warner Bros and to Sir Peter and crew, it has been confirmed that The Hobbit
will indeed be a Trilogy. I for one am excited as a kid on Christmas day getting the toy he asked for. This means that we will not get two but three trips back to Middle Earth over the next 2 and a half years and lets face it these will probably be the last trips there, the Tolkien trust holds the rights to The Silmarillion and lets also face the fact that The Silmarillion doesn't have the large fanbase that LOTr and TH have so what studio would take a hundreds of Millions dollar shot on it, probably none, of course I could be wrong but I doubt it.That being said now we ave to figure out the content of the second movie which is drawn mainly from the appendices at the end of LOTR so I personally its the same story with the characters and their individual histories ( races and individuals )  given a more indepth presentation. I personally am hoping for more on the Necromancer but will take what I can get. I will keep you abrest of whats happening with the new movie as I learn more myself until the may i suggest a visit to The One Ring Nets site as they are really on this story. Later folks and celebrate the good news of the third Hobbit movie.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

THE HOBBIT to possibly be a triolgy

 Okay folks here is the latest on these rumors. Sir Peter Jackson says he is in negotiations with Warner Brothers to extend shooting on the upcoming THE HOBBIT movie and take more source material from the appendices from THE RETURN OF THE KING and apply it towards possibly turning the movie from a two parter into a trilogy.Yes thats right Three movie instead of one.Of course there would be major hurdles to overcome such as financing and reassembling the cast and a ton of other details to work out.I am in a definite wait and see attitude on this and of course the obvious questions arise. would a third movie dilute the tale and is this just an obvious cash grab one more chance to feast at the Tolkien banquet? I don't know but I will keep you informed as I find out more. Please view the Jackson interview on this blog to confirm some of what I have just said.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Sir Peter Jackson interview at Comic Con

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Just a short interview with Sir Peter at Comic Con in San Diego.

More Pics from Comic-Con































Included are pics of Sir Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis and Sean Astin with Fans, The gentleman in sunglasses is Lou Ferrigno of "THE HULK" TV series fame, plus a lot of people with vivid imaginations and evidently plenty of time and/or money to work on their costumes. Oh yes .also Hobbitses.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Hobbit cast on vacation

                                          Kili and Fili hit the beach - Bombur hung out with some groupies
                                          Thorin went to Disney World, Gandalf and the gang went Tropical
                                           and Bilbo spent some time with the lovely Emma Watson.
                                          

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Comic Con 2012 pics






















Here are some pics from Comic Con 2012. If you want to view them all then go to this site .www.theonering.net/live/comiccon/hobbit/. The good folks at The One Ring Net are bringing it all to you so don't miss out, complete with pics and live videos of the event, don't forget they are having a The Hobbit discussion panel  with some pretty exciting special guests so hurry over to The One Ring Net and get your The Hobbit Mojo working. The live stream will be up and running at 10 A.M. Pacific Time , thats 12 noon  Central Time on 7/12.