Guillermo del Toro quits The Hobbit
by Doc on May.31, 2010, under Movies
:middle-earth, the hobbit, tolkien
Shock: Guillermo del Toro has officially announced his departure from The Hobbit as director. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming ‘The Hobbit,’ I am faced with the hardest decision of my life”, Guillermo said. At this point he will continue co-writing the screenplay. Update 6/1: Peter Jackson says that he might direct instead.