It’s Official! Guillermo del Toro to direct The Hobbit! ” title=”Very Happy” /> Now all we need is to get confirmation that Ian Mckellen will reprise the roll of Gandalf and Howard Shore for the music!
Variety and Stuff.co.nz are reporting that the deal is done, and fan-favorite director Guillermo del Toro will take on the ‘Hobbit’ films!
Del Toro’s moving to New Zealand for the next four years to work with Jackson and his Wingnut and WETA production teams. He’ll direct the two films back to back, with the sequel which will deal with the 60-year period between “The Hobbit” and “The Fellowship of the Ring,” the first of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.