DVD Release Delayed for the Other Hobbit Movie

You may have heard that the first film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is coming out soon. Because of this a judge has ordered a delay in the release of "In the Age of Hobbits", a film which purports to be about Homo Floresiensis ... well sort of:
"In an age long ago, the last village of clever, peace-loving Hobbits is attacked and enslaved by the Java Men, komodo-worshiping, dragon-riding cannibals. Now the young Hobbit Goben, along with his father and sister, must seek help from the "giants" (human hunters) to find the Javas' lair and rescue the last surviving Hobbits, Goben's mother among them. In their quest to destroy the Javas, the heroic partnership of humans and Hobbits will transform both species forever."

According to Atlantic Wire, the studio that produced the film has been known to time their releases to capitalize on the large marketing budgets of other companies:
"...American Battleship, released around the same time as Battleship; when Battle: Los Angeles was coming out, they made Battle of Los Angeles, which starred Kel Mitchell of Kenan & Kel. They call these films "mockbusters.""

So, we will just have to wait to see the, completely unrelated to J.R.R. Tolkien, movie about very short people fighting dragons.


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