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No Wellington premiere for Desolation of Smaug

June 9, 2013 at 9:47 pm by Demosthenes  - 

Desolation of Smaug Hot on the heels of the poster release and trailer news, we’ve received word via that Wellington will not host the premiere of the second Hobbit movie.

Part of a deal signed with Warner Bros and New Line Cinema said at least one of the world premieres had to be held in New Zealand.

Jackson’s spokesman Matt Dravitzki this morning confirmed the second premiere would not be held in New Zealand this year.

EDIT: This writer’s interpretation is that this means that the world premiere won’t be held in Wellington, not that it won’t host a premiere event at all. If there’s a clarification of this slight ambiguity, we’ll let you know.

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