Will ‘Hobbit’ Director Pull A ‘Star Wars’?
George Lucas shocked the world earlier this year by handing Disney the keys to the “Star Wars” empire. But director Peter Jackson doesn’t see the same thing happening with the world of Middle-earth; once “The Hobbit: There and Back Again” arrives in 2014, that’ll very likely be the end of the Tolkien universe on film.
“I think [more Middle-earth movies] as an idea is fine, but legally it won’t happen at the moment, because the Tolkien estate doesn’t like that sort of thing,” he told MTV News about the future of his beloved fantasy franchise past the final “Hobbit” film. “They have an…
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