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Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Oct 23 2013, 10:22am CDT | by Bang Movies

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from ''Hollywood blockbusters'' when 'The Hobbit' trilogy is complete. The filmmaker wants to focus on smaller stories set in his native New Zealand once the...

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Peter Jackson to turn away from Hollywood

Oct 23 2013, 10:22am CDT | by Bang Movies

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from ''Hollywood blockbusters'' when 'The Hobbit' trilogy is complete.

The filmmaker wants to focus on smaller stories set in his native New Zealand once the final part of the tale, 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again', is released in December 2014.

He said:''We have got a few bits and pieces that we are working on, Fran [Walsh] and I. The things that we are most excited about are some New Zealand stories.

''We just want to step off the Hollywood blockbuster thing for a while and we've had a few New Zealand stories in line for a while that we think would make great films.''

The director went on to suggest working on 'The Hobbit' - which was not originally planned to be spread across three films - had taken five years out of his career and impacted on his plans, so he decided to ''have fun'' working on the series, which features Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

He added in an interview with the New Zealand Herald newspaper: '' I am kind of excited about telling stories. I kind of decided I would try to make that the experience of this movie, because they were three movies that we didn't intend to direct at the beginning and suddenly we were.

''In some respects in terms of my remaining film-making career this was a five-year chunk that was kind of taken out of it unexpectedly. My future is five years less than I thought it was. I thought if I am going to do that I am actually going to enjoy it. I am going to have fun. Hopefully, that is reflected on the screen, too.''

The second movie, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is released in December.

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Poster: Revealed!

Jul 25 2014 12:54pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is landing here at Comic-Con tomorrow and to celebrate, Warner Bros. has released the film's first poster.  Peter Jackson said the first teaser would be ready "sometime soon" and we believe that that "sometime" is tomorrow. So check back for our first look at the final chapter in Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy that began as you can see when you watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey  ...
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Jul 24 2014 3:26pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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‘Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ Comic-Con 2014 Poster

Jul 23 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: screen rant

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New Comic Con Poster and Image for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

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You gotta figure Peter Jackson’s third and final “Hobbit” movie, the awfully action-packed title “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” will be at Comic Con. And so it is. Check out the new poster for the movie made up just for the shindig, along with a new image featuring the old wizard guy and the young guy who isn’t a wizard. “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Hav ...
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Behold The Blazing New Poster For THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES!!

Jul 23 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

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A moody poster for the December 17 release. Read the full article on AICN Here’s the new poster for the upcoming, and final, installment in Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT cycle - opening theatrically December 17.  My 7 year old son is obsessed by the hope that LEGO will make a plus-sized Smaug.  Not exactly sure what that would look like or how it  would come about, but one can only hope this film pushes such a notion towards reality. I’m pretty sure I glimpsed a giant LEGO ...
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First Poster: "Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies"

Jul 23 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

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The first one-sheet has arrived for the upcoming "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final film in Peter Jackson's trilogy based on the Tolkien work. Picking up directly from where 'The Desolation of Smaug' left off, the spectacular piece of graphic design showcases the Dragon Smaug laying waste to Laketown with only Bard the Bowman (Luke Evans) standing in his way. ...
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First THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Poster Reveals a Dragon Standoff

Jul 23 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Collider

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Ahead of the film’s Comic-Con panel this coming Saturday, Warner Bros. has released the first The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies for director Peter Jackson’s concluding installment in his Hobbit trilogy.  This poster officially bills the film as “The Defining Chapter”, as the title tells us we’ll be privy to a pivotal battle that sets the Middle-earth stage for the events of The Lord of the Rings saga ...
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Comic-Con: The Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

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New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the new poster for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ahead of the film's San Diego Comic-Con panel on Sat ...
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