|The Hobbit Will Shoot In New Zealand
Written by Ivan Radford
|Thursday, 28 October 2010 08:08
After all that hoo-hah and cackwaffle, The Hobbit has finally got its fight with the New Zealand folks settled and will be shot in Peter Jackson's home country.
Warner Bros. have reached a deal with the Kiwi government, which will see new legislation introduced to clearly distinguish between employees and independent contractors.
Not that anyone wants to read more about Peter Jackson and his hairy midget friends. I'm certainly sick of writing about it. What I will say is that it's great news for my friend Ed, who moved over to New Zealand looking for production work a while back. Working in a range of museums and constantly bumping into Guillermo Del Toro in comic book shops, he's been pestering Wingnut Films every day for several years. Now there's some actual work for him to beg for. Good luck to him, the bespectacled darling.
For all the other Middle Earth nonsense, you can read our Exclusive Generic Hobbit News Story, which will cover you in the event of any possible rumours.
- jrr tolkein
- martin freeman
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- peter jackson
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