There have been rumors that The Hobbit was having problems for awhile now, but seeing as WB announced the first Hobbit movie for December 2012 and the second for December 2013 last week, it looks like things are finally moving forward. Matt did a good job summing up where we currently are with the two-part film here.
However, What's Playing (via LatinoReview) found some recent quotes from Sir Ian McKellan where he confirms that he expected to start working on the first of the two Hobbit movies a few weeks ago. You can read what he had to say about The Hobbit after the jump.
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