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Viral Video: "The Hobbit" Blog

Director Peter Jackson, he of the “Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy, is now filming “The Hobbit” and he’s doing a video blog from the set.

Jackson posted it on Facebook, but it’s all over the Web now.

This first one is more than 10 minutes long, but the time will fly for those who love Middle-earth.

Enjoy:


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