The Hobbit is an upcoming epic fantasy-adventure film series directed, co-written
and produced by Peter Jackson and based on J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel of
the same name.
series is expected to contain three parts and will act as a prequel
to Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy and will star Martin
as Bilbo Baggins, Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, and Benedict Cumberbatch
as Smaug, as well as several actors who will reprise their roles from The Lord
of the Rings, including Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett,
Christopher Lee, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, and Orlando Bloom.
returning for the production are a significant part of the production
crew: among others,
co-writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens,
illustrators John Howe and Alan Lee, art director
Dan Hennah, and cinematographer Andrew Lesnie.
with the original trilogy, props will generally be crafted by Weta
Workshop and visual effects managed
by Weta Digital. Additionally, composer Howard
Shore, who wrote the score for The
Lord of the Rings, has confirmed his involvement in the first two parts
of the film project.
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