Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:30:00 GMT | By IANS

Peter Jackson rushing to complete 'The Hobbit'

Director Peter Jackson wants to edit his upcoming film 'The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey ' before its world premiere.

Peter Jackson rushing to complete 'The Hobbit' (© Rex Features)

Los Angeles: Filmmaker Peter Jackson is trying to wrap up editing of forthcoming movie ‘The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey’ before its world premiere on November 28.

Jackson, 51, finished shooting of movie in July within 266 days of its start and in his video blog he has mentioned about the entire team working very hard to meet the deadline.

In a clip posted on November 24, Jackson says: "It's due to be completed literally two days before the premiere... hopefully...You're gonna see a lot of sleep-deprived people in this blog. Everyone's working around the clock to get the film finished."

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ is based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel and stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

It is set to hit theatres on December 12 and will be followed by ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ in December 2013, and ‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’ in July 2014.

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