As you know, Guillermo Del Toro
recently stepped down from directing the big screen adaptation of The Hobbit, leaving the project in complete limbo. Warner Bros has been searching for a replacement, talking to directors David Yates
), David Dobkin
(Wedding Crashers, Fred Claus
), and Brett Ratner
about the job, but rumor had it that Warner Bros and MGM were still trying to talk Lord of the Rings
director Peter Jackson
to return ...