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Hobbit crews to hit the road in convoys

October 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm by xoanon  - 

Hobbit fans, it looks like we’ve got us a convoy – a couple of them, in fact. Two convoys, each of about 200 vehicles, will leave today from Sir Peter Jackson’s Stone Street Studios in Miramar to transport vital gear for location filming. The New Zealand Transport Agency said it had been made aware that one fleet of 200 vehicles, mainly smaller trucks with caravans, but also some bigger trucks, would head to Hamilton for location shooting at Hobbiton in Matamata. The other convoy is off to Queenstown. It is possible to shoot at different locations at the same time because there are two Hobbit production units, one led by Sir Peter and the other by Andy Serkis. Hobbit publicist Melissa Booth declined to comment about the production going on the road. More..

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Locations Sets, New Zealand, Rumors Spy News on October 22, 2011 by