I don’t know what he was thinking but the movie comes out two days after the world ends. Millions around the world are going to be absolutely destroyed by the fact that they are going to miss the first installment of The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey.
Come to think of it, I haven’t heard this logistical nightmare discussed at all by Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor. It seems like a rather significant oversight.
This really messes with my events calendar.