Good news for Peter Jackson fans and those who were on the bandwagon throughout the Guillermo del Toro director days, there is a new name and a new release date for Peter Jackson’s third prequel installment to The Lord of the Rings – it will now be titled “The Hobbit: There and Back Again” and it will be released worldwide on July 18, 2014.
But that’s not all, Warner Bros and MGM Pictures also announced the title of the second installment in the franchise, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, which will be released on December 13, 2013. Oh, and yes, the original of the new trilogy being released later this year, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is going to be an interesting watch due to the new technology of 48 frames per second.
All three movies are being shot in digital 3D using the latest camera and stereo technology.
So let’s recap:
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” Dec. 14, 2012.
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” Dec. 13, 2013.
“The Hobbit: There and Back Again,” July 18, 2014.