Del ToroMessage board member Woodyend found an interesting article from the Scottsman which (as usual) touches on The Hobbit amid comments on Hellboy II: “People know that, even in the nicest ways, I am allergic to ideas and memos,” Del Toro sighs. […] As for the freedom issue, he believes that he and Jackson, who will executive produce the prequels, “have a great understanding”. “We both know that The Hobbit, as a book and as an entity, is very different from the trilogy, but that the second movie needs to meld into the trilogy. So I believe I’m going to have full autonomy to rule that world within the parameters and confines that we mutually have agreed are necessary to preserve.” Read More