With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.
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Warner Bros. will handle worldwide distribution on "The Hobbit," taking over the international distribution and home video on the back-to-back films from MGM.
Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy and Mikael Persbrandt have joined the cast of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" films.
James Nesbitt and Adam Brown have joined the cast of "The Hobbit," set to begin shooting in February as a two-part tentpole.
New Line and Warner Bros. confirmed Thursday they are still considering alternative locations for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," despite a boycott order being lifted by unions.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has waded in on the actors' unions threatened "Hobbit" boycott in an attempt to keep his country's status as Middle Earth.
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