Empire talked to director Guillermo del Toro and executive producer Peter Jackson about The Hobbit and its sequel. The second film will not serve as a bridge the the 60-year gap between “The Hobbit” and the start of “Fellowship of the Ring,” as was previously believed. We quote:
We’ve decided to have ‘The Hobbit’ span the two movies, including the White Council and the comings and goings of Gandalf to Dol Guldur,” says Del Toro.
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