Tag: Hobbit

Bilbo Baggins Finds His Screen Scribes

(Forwarded to me from Evan From Today’s Shelf Awareness newsletter) The eight-month search is over for a screenwriter to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, and it ends back where it started. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro decided “that no one is better suited for the task than they are. […]

Peter Jackson Can’t Kick the Hobbit: He’s Signed On!

Peter Jackson: Middle Earth, A Hard Hobbit to Break Some bits from various wire reports cut and pasted together: Relations between Jackson and New Line soured after “Rings” despite a collective worldwide box office gross of nearly $3 billion, decimating records around the globe. After publicly warring for well over a year, “Lord of the […]

Peter Jackson may or may not direct the Hobbit

Peter Jackson has been removed as director of the Lord of the Rings follow-up, The Hobbit. I think there is 100% agreement outside of New Line Cinema that this is perhaps the worse idea since New Coke. Let me go on the record as saying a Jackson-less Hobbit shall not be seen by me nor […]