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The Hobbit director Peter Jackson

Duration: 06:32

Peter Jackson tells Charlie Stayt that directing the Hobbit movies is a bit like being a big kid with a giant toy box!

He also says the 'The Hobbit' is lighter in tone compared to 'The Lord of the Rings and talks about the importance of having a virtually all British cast.

The Hobbit will be in cinemas from Thursday.

Available since: Tue 11 Dec 2012

This clip is from

Breakfast 11/12/2012

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 11 Dec 2012

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