MUMBAI: The final installment of Peter Jackson's Hobbit
trilogy, officially titled The Hobbit: There and Back
Again will release in July 2014.
film will open in two years time, just seven months
after the release of the second film, The Hobbit: The
Desolation of Smaug, it is understood.
wanted to have a shorter gap between the second and
third films. Opening in July affords us not only the
perfect summer tentpole, but fans will have less time
to wait for the finale of this epic adventure,"
Warner Bros President of domestic distribution Dan Fellman
has been quoted to have said.
Averred president of international distribution Veronika
Kwan Vandenberg, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again
will be an action spectacle and an emotional conclusion
for this already much-anticipated trilogy. Opening in
the summer will maximise playability for what promises
to be an event film for fans the world over."
much anticipated adaptation of JRR Tolkien's epic novels
about the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, which are set
60 years before The Lord of the Rings, will begin with
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on 13 December,
film boasts an all-star cast including Martin Freeman,
Sir Ian McKellen, Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett and Orlando