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Sam Raimi speaks a bit about "The Hobbit"

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Apr 17 2007, 3:50am


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Raimi has made an 'on the record' comment regarding him possibly directing "The Hobbit".

Raimi’s name has been floated in connection with The Hobbit ever since a very public dustup between Peter Jackson and New Line chairman Bob Shaye left the Lord of the Rings prequel without a director. Raimi went on the record for the first time about his potential involvement in the project during an exclusive interview with EW’s Steve Daly for the magazine’s Summer Preview issue, on stands Friday: “Peter Jackson might be the best filmmaker on the planet right now. But, um, I don’t know what’s going to happen next for me right now. First and foremost, those are Peter Jackson and Bob Shaye’s films. If Peter didn’t want to do it, and Bob wanted me to do it—and they were both ok with me picking up the reigns—that would be great. I love the book. It’s maybe a more kid-friendly story than the others.”

Full article is here: http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20035161,00.html

I would like to make an 'on the record' comment as well and say...if there was anyone I would love to direct this film it would be Raimi. I really love his style and frankly to see Bruce Campbell in a 'Hobbit' movie would be geek overload for me. Laugh

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Subject User Time
Sam Raimi speaks a bit about "The Hobbit" CAhobbit Send a private message to CAhobbit Apr 17 2007, 3:50am
    And is that also an indication Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Apr 17 2007, 5:15am
    "Mary Jane" says.. Patty Send a private message to Patty Apr 17 2007, 6:07am
    Feeling cranky! Noneoftheabove Send a private message to Noneoftheabove Apr 17 2007, 7:23am
        Kid friendly Draupne Send a private message to Draupne Apr 17 2007, 8:01am
            Unless I read LOTR correctly... Noneoftheabove Send a private message to Noneoftheabove Apr 17 2007, 8:18am
    Rami has gone up in my opinion of him grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Apr 17 2007, 9:12am
        As much as I want PJ to do 'The Hobbit' deej Send a private message to deej Apr 17 2007, 12:57pm
        absolutely hasufel Send a private message to hasufel Apr 17 2007, 3:08pm
            Throws 20 cents in the Palantir ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Apr 17 2007, 5:39pm
                Sorry... Patty Send a private message to Patty Apr 18 2007, 2:04am
                Well, didn't quite mae govannen Send a private message to mae govannen Apr 18 2007, 3:39am
        Agree with you on all points... mae govannen Send a private message to mae govannen Apr 18 2007, 3:28am
    Well,he has a point about it being kid-friendly Eledhwen Send a private message to Eledhwen Apr 17 2007, 9:58am
    If Raimi Does The Hobbit Elrondius Send a private message to Elrondius Apr 18 2007, 6:11am
        Ian Holm? Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Apr 18 2007, 8:09am
    Yes, why not give Raimi the benefit of the doubt? elostirion74 Send a private message to elostirion74 Apr 18 2007, 3:57pm
        I can't speak for others, but for me... Patty Send a private message to Patty Apr 18 2007, 5:42pm
            what kinds of continuity problems do you fear most? elostirion74 Send a private message to elostirion74 Apr 19 2007, 3:59pm

 
 
 

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