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Interesting article about WETA and PJ's movie empire


Nov 25 2012, 3:08pm

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Of course they had to bring up the union problems and the PETA complaints, but otherwise interesting.


Hobbits, superheroes put magic in NZ film industry In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, a giant sculpture of Gollum, a character from "The Hobbit," is displayed in the Wellington Airport to celebrate the upcoming premiere of the first movie in the trilogy, in Wellington, New Zealand. The sculpture was created at Weta Workshop, part of Peter Jackson's movie empire in the Wellington suburb of Miramar. The world premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is Nov. 28 at Wellington's Embassy Theatre. (AP Photo - Nick Perry) NICK PERRY From Associated PressNovember 25, 2012 8:31 AM EST
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) A crate full of sushi arrives. Workers wearing wetsuit shirts or in bare feet bustle past with slim laptops. With days to go, a buzzing intensity fills the once-dilapidated warehouses where Peter Jackson's visual-effects studio is rushing to finish the opening film in "The Hobbit" trilogy.
The fevered pace at the Weta Digital studio near Wellington will last nearly until the actors walk the red carpet Nov. 28 for the world premiere. But after "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hits theaters, there's more work to be done. Read more at the link above.
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(This post was edited by Altaira on Nov 25 2012, 5:04pm)

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    The link works fine, and thanks for posting it Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Nov 25 2012, 5:07pm
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