SAG (The Screen Actors Guild) has released the following statement tonight:

“Today, our sister union New Zealand Actors Equity issued a statement recommending all international performer unions rescind their member advisories on the feature film production The Hobbit. In light of this recommendation, Screen Actors Guild will be alerting its members that they are now free to accept engagements, under Screen Actors Guild contract terms and conditions, on The Hobbit.”

While this is great news for the production, it does not necessarily mean all is well to film The Hobbit in New Zealand. Time will tell, and we’ll keep you updated! Thanks to all the readers out there who sent in this link. [Read on]