177Peter Jackson made a name for himself – and became an Oscar winner – with his sensational Lord of the Rings trilogy. So, it only fitting that he’d take on The Hobbit, a prequel to those earlier works.

He says that production is in its very early stages, it’s going well, but it may take a while.  And that’s just fine with Jackson – he’s savoring every moment.

The Hobbit is set for a 2011 release. It’s rumored to star Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis, who played Gandalf and Gollum in Lord of the Rings.

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