Yesterday we reported a rumor that David Yates
, best known as the director of the last few Harry Potter
films: Order of the Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince
, and Part I and II of the Deathly Hallows
, was the studios top choice to direct The Hobbit
. As you know, Guillermo Del Toro
recently stepped down from directing the big screen adaptation.
It turns out the story is partly true. David Yates, David Dobkin
(Wedding Crashers, Fred Claus
), and ...