News for Apr. 01, 2004
Hobbit Press Release Announced!
4/01/04, 1:56 pm EST - Xoanon
"THE HOBBIT" TO BEGIN PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN NEW ZEALAND in 2005
New Line Acquires Distribution Rights; Paul Anderson to Direct; McKellen, Serkis to Return
- The Hobbit will begin principal photography in Wellington, New Zealand, in 2005, under the direction sci-fi/fantasy director Paul Anderson, it was jointly announced today by Robert Shaye, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New Line Cinema; Michael Lynne, President and Chief Operating Officer of New Line Cinema; Mark Ordesky, President of Fine Line Features; and Anderson, who is also a writer and producer of the production. [Press Release]