Peter Jackson announces Hobbit 3’s altered title
Forget The Hobbit: Into the Fire; the third film will be renamed The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – states Peter Jackson on his Facebook page, here.
In the mind-blowing statement, Jackson discusses how he and his team arrived at such a significant alteration:
“There and Back Again” felt like the right name for the second of a two film telling of the quest to reclaim Erebor, when Bilbo’s arrival there, and departure, were both contained within the second film. But with three movies, it suddenly felt misplaced—after all, Bilbo has already arrived “there” in the “Desolation of Smaug … And so: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ it is.“.
The news comes straight from the director himself, barely half an hour ago.
Totally unexpected and intriguing.
I personally loved “There and Back Again”, but I understand…
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