Woo hoo! While things aren’t completely out of the woods yet, it looks like a huge step has been taken in the “Hobbit” movies, and the studio has now given the project a greenlight to start filming in February 2011. That’s a pretty big turnaround from the uncertainty and muck that’s plagued the project thus far. On the plus side, at least the long delays ultimately brought Peter Jackson on board as director. Now if they can only secure Martin Freeman as Bilbo…

Check out the news here.

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  1. Peggy says:

    Awesome news–although I still feel a lot can go wrong, so I’m a little more reserved than I normally would be with news like this. And it’s funny to think that all the delays meant we get to have Peter Jackson direct–hooray!!!! +1 on Martin Freeman.

  2. Peggy says:

    Furthermore, I would like to know which toy lines you will be archiving to make room for the new Hobbit toys. =)