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Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again' title may get a new name

 Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman, writer/producer/director Peter Jackson, Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman, writer/producer/director Peter Jackson, Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
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According to Cinema Blend on Wednesday, Peter Jackson's final film of his trilogy, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again", could wind up getting a new title. The name was actually derived from one of the sub-titles to J.R.R Tolkien's original works and it had previously gone through the gambit of name changes prior to the film being split into three movies. There was also a name registered back in 2012 for "The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies".

Though, this move is considered some kind of back-up plan and sources seemed to have indicated it could be entitled "The Hobbit: Into the Fire". The title does seem to remind fans of a line uttered by Gandalf from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring". It was also a sub-title to a situation in "The Hobbit" novel where in chapter six, "Out of the Frying Pan, Into The Fire", the dwarves, Biblo, and Gandalf find themselves up trees while faced with Wargs and the Orcs. Though another appropriate saying such as, "between a rock and a hard place" could have sufficed as well considering the mountainous terrain and cavernous, rocky environments the party had traversed.

Some may wonder that even though this may be a back-up title to the film, some may wonder why come up with such a title this far into the series of films. It is speculated that some might think of the situation that the Dwarves of Erebor decided to retake Lonely Mountain only to refocus the dragon's wrath from them to Lake Town. This could actually be a literal interpretation of the situation and thus the newly suggested titled deemed appropriate.

"The Hobbit: There and Back Again", the title where it stands currently before anything may happen with it, is scheduled for release come December 17.