The Oscar-winning director looks like he'll end up finishing what he started

Peter Jackson in Negotiations to Direct New 'Hobbit' Films

on June 25, 2010


With Guillermo del Toro recently leaving the director's chair on the film adaptation of The Hobbit, Peter Jackson is in negotiations to take over directing duties. The two films will be shot consecutively.

David Yates (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollow Part I & II) and Neill Blomkamp (District 9) were two names thrown around as possible replacements, but the hope among fans of the franchise has been that Jackson would return.

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