An Unexpected Journey: Quint on the Set of The Hobbit Part 1 - Concerning Hobbiton

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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here currently writing from the overgrown wilds of New Zealand’s North Island. I’ve been rather secretive about my trip to the southern hemisphere and for that I apologize, but it had to be done.

Here’s the deal. I’m kicking off a new, temporary, regular column that I’m calling An Unexpected Journey because that’s exactly what it is. A little over a month ago an email arrived asking of my interest in embedding myself on the set of The Hobbit for the entirety of their location shoot, spending over 2 months in New Zealand rolled in with the crew and writing up their adventures, hassles, triumphs and tribulations as they traveled all over the country shooting bits and pieces from the upcoming two-parter prequel to Lord of the Rings. As Winston Zeddemore taught us all, the answer to this kind of question is always YES!

Calling The Hobbit a prequel doesn’t exactly feel right, though. This isn’t a film cooked up to cash in on an absurdly successful...

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Crazay1816d ago

Yup - that there is our first glimpse of Frodo played by none other then Elijah Woods. I have a feeling this series is going to be better then Lord of the Rings...I'm not sure why.

Crazay1816d ago

Also - I highly recommend anyone who is a fan of The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings check out the article. It's a good read with some pretty awesome pics peppered throughout. That is some gorgeous countryside.

alycakes1815d ago

I loved the view of the all the country when they filmed the Lord of the Rings movie out there. It's just one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen in a movie. I'm looking forward to this movie too and I hope it doesn't disappoint.