Around the Web: Elaine Teng on Peter Jackson, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit

Posted: December 20, 2014 by Blaine Grimes in Uncategorized

Over at New Republic, Elaine Teng has written a really interesting piece on Peter Jackson and The Hobbit:

In 2001, when Fellowship of the Ring kick-started the Jackson/Tolkien collaboration, sprawling movie franchises were not yet standard Hollywood cash cows. When Jackson was in negotiations for The Lord of the Rings, he actually had a hard time convincing studios to let him make two movies, let alone three.

Click here to read it in its entirety. The-Hobbit-550x281


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