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With Peter Jackson’s astonishing announcement that The Hobbit will now be THREE FILMS… you know there is a lot of excitement on The Hobbit Discussion Board!  We thrive on these moments!!  It all started when poster Lily Brambleburr of Bindbale Wood discovered Jackson’s facebook announcement.  Check out the seismic reaction here.  As of today, there have been over 7,700 hits on this post!

It’s safe to say that the debate and excitement continues as evidenced in Black Breathalizer’s post, “Three Films” News will have No Effect on Film One.  Check out the fascinating thoughts and forecasts here.  What do you think?

The 3-film announcement also launched this inspired post by Thomas Monteath.  Here’s a taste of this insightful offering:  “I want to make the case here that a Hobbit trilogy should not only work, but could redefine what we think is possible in cinema, and do Tolkien’s world (beyond just his individual books) true justice.”  Check it out here and share your thoughts.

Never fear!  Even with all of the excitement, we still do investigate other pertinent issues, such as poster nobofthepony’s question that we’ve all wondered at one time or another… How will they handle Bilbo’s invisibility?  Please join in the speculation and let us know what you think.

We’ll share more topics next week and hope you can join in on the conversation!  Don’t forget, TheOneRing.net’s Message Boards have over 8,000 registered Tolkien fans, just like you.  Let your voice be heard!

 

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