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Guillermo del Toro opens up on ‘The Hobbit’: ‘It wasn’t just MGM’

July 27, 2010 at 7:29 pm by xoanon  - 

As Peter Jackson makes progress — in theory — on getting “The Hobbit” moving forward again, Guillermo del Toro has a few things to say about the movie he spent two years developing. The genre auteur says he has no regrets about departing the New Zealand production, but says that anyone who think that MGM’s financial mess was the main culprit for his departure is oversimplifying the issue. “People kept misconstruing that it was MGM. It came from many factors,” Del Toro told 24 Frames in an interview at Comic-Con. “It wasn’t just MGM. These are very complicated movies, economically and politically. You have to get the blessing from three studios.” More..

Posted in Guillermo Del Toro, Hobbit Movie, MGM, Studios, The Hobbit on July 27, 2010 by