Here's a quick interview by MTV with The Hobbit director, Peter Jackson. A lot of folks have been wondering what the style of the new Hobbit films will be like . . . are they going to stick close to the book and have a lighter, more humorous tone than the Lord of the Rings books and movies? Or will Peter Jackson try and tie the style of these new movies to the feel that was established in the original films?
In my opinion, the teaser trailer feels like a good mix of both . . . there is clearly more singing and humor than in the original films, but it still feels like the Middle-Earth we were introduced to on the big screen almost eleven years ago. But don't take my word for it . . . here's the director's own thoughts on the subject: