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MGM Off Life Support?

Rumours are afoot that Spyglass Entertainment’s work to clear up MGM’s debt (and, I would assume, takeover the company) means that both the Hobbit and the next Bond movie will begin production next week. Sir Ian McKellan has mentioned in … Continue reading

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MGM: Next Step? Busking!

The MGM bankruptcy fiasco continues, as its creditors have provided it with a further extension, meaning the deadline for a resolution is now September 15th. This means that the deadline for a resolution on things like the Hobbit and the … Continue reading

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Going In the Jackson Direction

The word on the street is that Peter Jackson may end up directing the Hobbit. I have to admit I am ambivalent. I think Mr. Jackson’s achievements with the Lord of the Rings cannot be praised highly enough, though I … Continue reading

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Say It Ain’t So, Guillermo!

Step back, please. There’s going to be some fiery language. You have been warned. 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 Mother-f#cker! Guillermo del Toro is leaving the Hobbit. One of the elements that actually got me excited, … Continue reading

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Waiting for Guillermo

MGM’s financial woes have not only affected the James Bond franchise, but are also messing with the Hobbit. I just want to state plainly here that if you can’t get excited about Guillermo del Toro directing a Peter Jackson production … Continue reading

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Hobbits on the Calendar

Can Twitter be trusted? Can Production Weekly be trusted? If so, then: Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” is due to begin a 14 month production schedule this June in New Zealand. I have to go change … Continue reading

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