"You are going to get more Goblin Town, and the Great Goblin singing his song," adds Fran Walsh, Jackson's other half and fellow screenwriter. "It is a great song, but it was just another delay in terms of moving the story along."Does anyone actually watch the theatrical cuts of Lord of the Rings given the choice?
Film As someone who actually thought the theatrical release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey's Extended Edition was too short, I'm pleased to see Peter Jackson is indeed releasing an extended version which amongst other things will hopefully iron out a few of the pacing issues. He's told Empire about some of the bits and pieces he's putting back in: