Oh, dear: director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that he will no longer be directing the highly anticipated film The Hobbit, citing "the mounting pressures of conflicting schedules" as the reason for his departure. [The One Ring]
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I haven't read The Hobbit, but it sounds pretty boring. Am I wrong about that?
(I mean, no Frodo and Sam? C'mon!)