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Peter Jackson wants to direct Doctor Who!

Following a comment by current Doctor Who star Matt Smith (seen right in The Angels Take Manhattan), Peter Jackson—director of the two Tolkien trilogies based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit—has expressed his interest in directing an episode of BBC TV’s Doctor Who. Smith, interviewed by New Zealand newspaper The Waikato Times, … Continue reading

The Hobbit to be a trilogy! (updated)

Following much rumour and speculation, it has finally been confirmed that Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit is to become a trilogy of films rather than just two movies as previously planned. Filming recently wrapped on what was to have been a two-film version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s novel set before his epic three book sequence The … Continue reading