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Director Peter Jackson announced today that the title of the third and final movie in The Hobbit series will be The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The previous title of The Hobbit: There and Back Again was given back when the series was going to be just two movies, and according to Jackson's post on Facebook, the old title didn't fit with the final installment:
Our journey to make The Hobbit Trilogy has been in some ways like Bilbo's own, with hidden paths revealing their secrets to us as we've gone along. “There and Back Again” felt like the right name for the second of a two film telling of the quest to reclaim Erebor, when Bilbo’s arrival there, and departure, were both contained within the second film. But with three movies, it suddenly felt misplaced—after all, Bilbo has already arrived “there” in the "Desolation of Smaug".
When we did the premiere trip late last year, I had a quiet conversation with the studio about the idea of revisiting the title. We decided to keep an open mind until a cut of the film was ready to look at. We reached that point last week, and after viewing the movie, we all agreed there is now one title that feels completely appropriate.
And so: "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" it is.
Click the Read link to view Jackson's Facebook page.
The newly named movie keeps its December 17th, 2014 release date. To keep updated on all future news for the movie, be sure to add it to your Favorite Movies list!
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