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YahooNews on Hobbit: wrong, or Appendix movie gone?


Apr 25 2008, 3:14am

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YahooNews on Hobbit: wrong, or Appendix movie gone? Can't Post


Guillermo del Toro is directing "The Hobbit" and its sequel, New Line Cinema announced Thursday. The 43-year-old filmmaker will move to New Zealand for four years to make the films back-to-back with executive producer Peter Jackson.

"Please note that this version DELETES INCORRECT reference to second movie spanning time between "Hobbit" and "Rings"; New Line now says movies are based on book only."


Um, what the heck? They've said CONSTANTLY: "The first movie is based on the book "The Hobbit", and the second will be a "bridge movie" based on the Appendix which will be about the backstories Tolkien wrote for what's happening in the intervening years.

Why would YahooNews actually make a RETRACTION like this? Can someone (i.e. higher ups on TORN) confirm or deny this or e-mail YahooNews if they're morons?

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Subject User Time
YahooNews on Hobbit: wrong, or Appendix movie gone? _V_ Send a private message to _V_ Apr 25 2008, 3:14am
    Very interesting indeed. Smeagirl/Girllum Send a private message to Smeagirl/Girllum Apr 25 2008, 4:22am
    It seems reasonable to me - but the press release contradicts it MrCere Send a private message to MrCere Apr 25 2008, 4:45am
        Well, for one .. Elven Send a private message to Elven Apr 25 2008, 5:00am
            From the lawsuit ArathornJax Send a private message to ArathornJax Apr 25 2008, 5:59am
                Well.... Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Apr 25 2008, 7:44am
                    It makes sense BrianBlessedIsThorinOakenshield Send a private message to BrianBlessedIsThorinOakenshield Apr 25 2008, 11:15am
    I saw the same 'correction' FantasyFan Send a private message to FantasyFan Apr 25 2008, 12:05pm
    Bad info mwirkk Send a private message to mwirkk Apr 25 2008, 8:00pm


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