ABC news.com 2013.10.04 14:48
Making "The Hobbit" movie trilogy has so far cost $561 million and
counting, double the amount spent on "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
That figure includes the major shoots with actors, although there will
likely be additional post-production costs as the next two movies are
According to financial documents filed Friday in New Zealand, where the
movies are being made, production has so far cost 676 million New Zealand
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