‘Hobbit’ Set Video #8: Comic-Con & Final Days of Shooting
Peter Jackson kicked off the 2012 Comic-Con Hobbit panel with the premiere of an eighth installment of his video production diary. It focused on the final five (or so) days of shooting on the extravagant $500 million film treatment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s predecessor to his Lord of the Rings trilogy (principal photography had wrapped a week before the Con got underway).
Jackson has released a clip that combines footage shot during his Comic-Con visit with the aforementioned behind-the-scenes Hobbit material. The first two minutes of the video offer a glimpse at the general Con festivities, such as huddled masses waiting to enter Hall H and see the Hobbit panel (sidenote: this writer was among them) – and, Jackson’s comrades-in-arms at the Con: Hobbit co-writer Philippa Boyens and stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Elijah Wood, and Andy Serkis (who also ...
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