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Universal Studios Planning "The Hobbit" Theme Park?

Posted: January 4th, 2013 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Universal Studios Planning "The Hobbit" Theme Park?Submit Comment
"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" has been a huge success for JK Rowling and Universal Studios. And now comes a rumor that Universal Studios and Warner Bros have teamed up to convince the Tolkien estate to turn "The Hobbit" into a theme park.

Warner Bros has a relationship with the Tolkien family members, since they have all worked together on "Lord of the Rings" and the new "The Hobbit" trilogy. Universal has already presented its ideas to the family, but a contract has yet to be signed.

The Tolkien family reached out to Rowling to find out how her experience has been, and liked what they heard. The family then contacted Universal to go over what they expect to see from the theme park.

At this point, the story should be considered a rumor, even though it comes from a reliable source. But even if it's true, it looks like the theme park is its initial stages. So it will be a while before fans can enter the village of Hobbiton.

Source: Hypable, /Film


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pornfly writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 9:36:10 PM

It sure as sh*t wont be in L.A.
Its the size of parkinglot
My high school is across the street by two lanes from Universal in Orlando btw Go Panthers
pornfly writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 9:38:45 PM

Cant wait to wait in line to sit around a table and eat with elves for three hours
Avirex writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 10:04:32 PM

Will they hire real life midgets as Hobbit mascots?
pornfly writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 10:17:08 PM

Midgets should take a stand
See if you can cgi yourselves some carnies ya cheap bastards!
BadChadB33 writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 11:05:33 PM

The oompa loompa guys can get jobs here.
That writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 11:12:49 PM

Please, no. Just no.
minkowski writes:
on January 3rd, 2013 at 11:33:55 PM

As much as I'd love to hate on some Hobbit news, from a financial standpoint, this idea is actually pretty sound.

Of course, its viability will depend on location and whatnot, and the all-important profit margin, and then there's the old strike while the iron's hot adage, so in reality I'd say they should have done this somewhere between LOTRs two and three, or at least no later than the Return of the King.

Guess they realized they missed a great chance to plow the golden goose with the last three movies and thus have no desire to do the same this time around on the old Tolkien rodeo.

*shrug*
GreenLensman writes:
on January 4th, 2013 at 12:45:27 AM

the village of hobbiton? come on now...new zealand beat you to that one. i aint visiting a place called hobbiton, just f*cking call it the shire u f*ck turds!
pornfly writes:
on January 4th, 2013 at 1:09:39 AM

Disney World just announced Star Warsberg.

I think they read your post MINK
trailertrash writes:
on January 4th, 2013 at 4:29:21 AM

Have't Universal got to give up all the rights to their Marvel world to Disney at somepoint from their Island Of Adventure park ?

This could work out very well for them.

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