The Official Hobbit Movie news and blather thread

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The Official Hobbit Movie news and blather thread

Post by FredProgGH » Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:12 pm

To start things off:

Del Toro announces that barring unforseen red tape Ian McKellan and Andy Serkis are on board:

http://movies.ign.com/articles/869/869860p1.html
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Post by MayorOfLongview » Thu May 01, 2008 9:15 am

Oh - just great!

First of all, hasn't anybody noticed that del Toro has repeatedly said he doesn't like Tolkien, and that he never finished reading "The Lord of the Rings"? Here's what he told me in Cannes in 2006, when I asked him about the influence of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis on his own work: "I was never into heroic fantasy. At all. I don't like little guys and dragons, hairy feet, hobbits -- I've never been into that at all. I don't like sword and sorcery, I hate all that stuff."
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Post by Rumpska » Thu May 01, 2008 6:47 pm

Maybe it'll be a futuristic The Hobbit then. Genetically altered humans fighting space machines who became self aware. Bilbo-3000 finds a magic capacitor that gives him a cloaking device. And Optimus Prime will find his way in the battle of 5 armies.
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