26/05/2008. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Alan Lee is back for the set design of The Hobbit, as is Ian McKellen, returning as Gandalf the Grey; while Guillermo del Toro wants his dragon to be something new and groundbreaking. Read the full interview with Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro and their plans for the two new Tolkien movies.
Guillermo del Toro, you got to love him.
"Smaug should not be the Dragon in the Hobbit movie as if it was just another creature in a Bestiary. Smaug should be The DRAGON for all movies past and present," he noted in this weekend's interview with WETA.
You can read the very long and very interesting sounding details of the two new Middle Earth movies over at www.wetanz.com/holics/index.php?itemid=695&catid=2#sfcrowsnest
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