The Hobbit's rocky road to the big screen

By Hayden Donnell

The Hobbit has travelled a hard road to the big screen. Photo/supplied
The Hobbit has travelled a hard road to the big screen. Photo/supplied

The road to today's Hobbit premiere has been marked by legal battles, an industrial dispute and even a swap of directors.

We map every setback and triumph on the way to what promises to the biggest movie release party New Zealand has ever seen.

- Graphics by Claudia Ruiz

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