Groups in New Zealand have criticised the level of Government subsidy for The Hobbit film trilogy, reportedly reaching around NZ$200 million, as poor value-for-money for New Zealand.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fives Armies has received two Saturn Awards including “Best Fantasy Film” and “Best Supporting Actor” for Richard Armitage.
The final part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy – The Battle of the Five Armies – is set to be released in an extended edition in cinemas on the 5th October.
The Extended Edition of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be released on 16 November in the UK and 17 November in the USA. It will also be available early on Digital HD from 20 October.