Guillermo del Toro and Peter JacksonFrodo Franchise‘ author, Kristin Thompson, points us to today with further official word that our favorite scribes have all signed on the dotted line, so to speak:

Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens have officially signed on to collaborate on “The Hobbit” and its sequel with director Guillermo del Toro. The announcement, from exec producers Jackson and Walsh and New Line president Toby Emmerich, came four months after del Toro confirmed he had signed on to direct both pics.

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