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30 November 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Movie

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German site spoke to Peter Jackson recently and he confirmed that The Hobbit script is almost finished its second draft and headed before cameras next summer.

Helpfully translated by, the news is that the script's due to be finished in December or January, with shooting expected to take place in the summer of 2010. Jackson also said that the budget has yet to be calcuated, based on the script, and that the greenlight has not officially been given yet. Don't expect that to be too much of a problem at this stage, however: there's a fairly substantial chance that this film will make buckets of cash for the studios behind it.

As far as we know, The Hobbit is still due out in December 2011 with the proposed second film due in December 2012.

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Who's going to lend MGM a couple of hundred million to make a film when they already owe $3.5B More

Posted by dave2702 at 20:43 on 01 December 2009 | Report This Post

December 2011?
I really hope that it sticks to the scheduled realese date but i personally cant see it happening after how long its been taking for the script to get finalised and thats jst for the filming to start next summer we have the effects to be added aswell just hope they do Smog correctly More

Posted by xBloodlust666x at 23:41 on 30 November 2009 | Report This Post

Gollum's Precious Cut Off
Thought it was a film called "The Bobbit" about a man whose wife cuts his penis off. More

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Can't wait
Maybe I'll move to New Zealand and audition as an extra, or a dwarf stunt double. :D More

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ohhh i cant wait already, im intrested to see what the sat will be, and hoe exactly the movie will look and feel next to the LotR, More

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