It has been confirmed that the third installment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit will be released on July 18, 2014. The film will be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again. All three films already have a date of release as well as official titles. Therefore, fans should no longer expect more films to be released under the franchise and should just wait until the films are released on the big screen.
Below are the release dates of Jackson’s depiction of the best seller trilogy:
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, December 14, 2012.
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, December 13, 2013.
- The Hobbit: There and Back Again, July 18, 2014.
Although fans are surely not disappointed, they are curious to know why they would only have to wait a short time to see the final installment after the second film is released. If you can notice, the wait period between the first and second film is a year. Dan Fellman, president of production at Warner Bros. Pictures gave this answer:
“We wanted to reduce the waiting time between the second and the third installment of the trilogy. Output in the month of July gives us a great location between the summer movie releases, fans also will have less time to wait for the end of this epic adventure. ‘
There you have it! Those that have been following the Hobbits right from the trilogy of The Lord of the Rings will be very happy to know that they no longer have to spend time wondering when they will be able to see their favorite characters come to life on the big screen.