The Hobbit - Part 1: Theatrical Cut Comes First
Actually, the Extended Cut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is already done. Director Peter Jackson already confirmed that in an interview prior to the theatrical start of the film. You'd think that it's no problem to put that version out a few months after it ran in cinemas. There's no stress producing it like it was during the Lord of the Rings trilogy - the work is done. But no one is gonna be that naive, right?
Obviously, the studio Warner Bros. plans to repeat the release strategy they had with the big brother. That means that the first version they will put out is the theatrical cut, which comes out on DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D in the US on March 19th, 2013, while the UK follows on April 8th, 2013. The Extended Cut will probably have to wait until autumn, shortly before the 2nd film hits cinemas. An announcement will surely be just a question of timing.
Release: Feb 12, 2013 - Author: Bob - Translator: Mike Lowrey
Sep 21, 2017 Superman (1978) Extended Cut About to Be Released
Sep 21, 2017 Web of the Spider on Blu-ray in the US
Sep 16, 2017 It (2017) Supposed to Get Director's Cut
Sep 16, 2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard Censored in Russia
Sep 12, 2017 Silent Night, Deadly Night BD by Scream Factory
Sep 06, 2017 The Hidden in HD
Sep 06, 2017 Slaughter High Blu-ray in the US
Sep 06, 2017 Demon Wind on Blu-ray in the US
Sep 06, 2017 Lucio Fulci's The Devil's Honey on Blu-ray
Aug 21, 2017 Dreamgirls Director's Cut Finally on Blu-ray