Ignore the expression on his face - we assure U, he's ECSTATIC!
"They're gonna be big. The audience is huge. The anticipation for The Hobbit has been so massive for so long."
"The idea is that there are things actually happening historically at the same time the story of The Hobbit is taking place, they just weren't written in The Hobbit. They were written in appendices and external pieces…that's kind of where a lot of that is coming from."
"It's going to feel like a nice transitional piece. I think it's going to be a great amalgam of a fresh new approach with places we've never been before in Middle-earth mixed with things that are very familiar to us. It will be a beautiful transition. I'm excited about it. I can't wait."
Interesting stuff, Elijah! Thanks for keeping us in the loop! Can't wait to see ya on the big screen once again!
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