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From this article on Indiewire it appears it all had to do with who owned the rights to film them: Peter Jackson: We went to Harvey Weinstein after "Heavenly Creatures." We pitched the idea of doing "The Hobbit" first actually. My original idea [was] do "The Hobbit," and if that’s successful, we’ll do "The Lord of the Rings" as two movies, back to back ...
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