Peter Jackson & John Key – full Hobbiton media conference
Friday 28 Oct 2011 5:11 p.m.
The Hobbit director Sir Peter Jackson and Prime Minister John Key today met with media at the Hobbiton set near Matamata.
At the media conference they announced the Wellington premiere of the first Hobbit film and that the Hobbiton set would remain intact as a tourist attraction.
Last year’s controversial dispute with the actors union and the resulting law change was also discussed, as was Sir Peter’s recent bringing of West Memphis Three renowned Damian Echols to New Zealand.
Watch the full media conference.