Del Toro Moves To New Zealand To Direct The Hobbit

Mexican moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO is emigrating to New Zealand to direct upcoming movie THE HOBBIT and its sequel.
The director, 43, will spend four years in the country with executive producer Peter Jackson to direct the two films back-to-back.
And Del Toro is looking forward to the challenge ahead.
He says, "I am indeed blessed to become a part of the filmmaking community that Peter, Fran and their extraordinary team of collaborators have created in New Zealand.
"Contributing to the 'Lord of the Rings' legacy is an absolute dream come true."


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