Thank goodness for the Calgary Herald to help a Maori Kiwi keep abreast of Hobbit News in Oscars weekend. Mr Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald brings us some exciting Hobbit development news this weekend in Hollywood. Let’s run it as guest commentary for filmmaking news in one of the most exciting film franchises Hollywood has ever known.
He’s stood guard for George Bush Sr., fought in Desert Storm and had his neck broken by Fantastic Four villain Dr. Doom.
And now, Cochrane-based stuntman, film producer and martial arts expert Steve McMichael is teaching hobbits how to fight somewhere in the wilds of New Zealand.
At least that’s what we think he’s doing. As with many high-profile, megabudgeted films, there is a shroud of secrecy over Sir Peter Jackson‘s, twofilm adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s 1937 book, The Hobbit.