Mr. Jackson … Can I call you Peter? . . . Frankly, between the Star Wars prequels and the Matrix sequels, if it weren’t for you I would have lost my faith in the whole idea of corporate-backed blockbuster geek franchises. I’m also glad to hear about the casting, specifically that Nic Cage will not be playing Bilbo Baggins. I heard a rumor he was gunning for the part. If so, good for you for not giving in. Nic Cage is like a peanut allergy to me. I can’t even go see a movie that was processed in the same factory as a Nic Cage movie.
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