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Kelly: ‘Sorry, Jackson is not a brat’

October 23, 2010 at 8:21 pm by xoanon  - 

Trade union council president Helen Kelly has apologised for calling Peter Jackson a “spoiled brat” but is not sorry for backing industrial action that may see filming of The Hobbit moved overseas. Her apology comes as one of the newly cast stars in the Lord Of The Rings prequel speaks out about the dispute. Scottish actor Sylvester McCoy, famous for his role as sci-fi’s Dr Who in the 1980s, was this weekend cast as wizard Radagast the Brown in the film. Speaking at the Armageddon Expo in Auckland yesterday, McCoy said he – like all of New Zealand – was still waiting to hear where and when filming would go ahead. More..

Posted in New Zealand, Peter Jackson, Sylvester McCoy on October 23, 2010 by

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One response to “Kelly: ‘Sorry, Jackson is not a brat’”

  1. Moriquenda says:

    Helen Kelly: You have stirred such hurt, anxiety, and anger in so many people. I hope you realized that this is your one defining moment–this is how you’ll be remembered in the history books. Shame on you for using the people of NZ as pawns. If “The Hobbit” is moved from NZ, you will be directly responsible for the loss of jobs and island income. How incredibly sad.

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