And All Was Right With the World
Remember that time, way back when, when Guillermo del Toro
was going to direct The Hobbit
? My first reaction was, "Blasphemy! No one but Peter Jackson
must do this film(s)!" But then I got to thinking, "What would a del Toro Hobbit
look like?" For one thing, I knew it would scare the crap out of me, much like the original novel and Rankin/Bass animated film, and well, part of me wanted just that. Like myself and many others, io9.com
was curious about del Toro's version so they went ahead and asked Jackson what, if anything, of del Toro is left behind in his new trilogy.
Allow Us To Explain
DreamWorks Animation, the folks who brought us Shrek
, and How to Train Your Dragon
, have just acquired the privately owned animation studio, Classic Media. Why should you care? Classic Media owns the motherload of awesome cartoon and comic properties. And all it cost them was $155 million in cash. Hit the jump to find out what characters from your childhood we'll likely be seeing again very soon.