A fighting chance ‘The Hobbit’ will stay in NZ
News is fast and
globally furious on “The Hobbit” front with many places
reporting that the deal for the films to leave New Zealand
is already done. But a spokesman from Wingnut films says
there may yet be a possibility of keeping things on the
The spokesman from Wingnut films says:
New Zealand is Middle Earth and we’re still fighting to keep it that way, but it seems we’re fighting a losing battle!
Warner’s are doing what they can to keep the film here too, but with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, they need to take steps to protect their investment. They’ve been nothing but supportive.
Unfortunately, the actions of Equity/MEAA have made it hard for NZ to be viewed as the safe and settled one of these films.
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