Jackson offers chance to visit ‘Hobbit’ sets

December 26th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS  

London Dec 26 (IANS) Director Peter Jackson is offering fans an opportunity to visit the sets of “The Hobbit” in New Zealand to raise money for charity.

The filmmaker is currently shooting the “Lord of the Rings” prequel, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel, with stars including Martin Freeman, Hugo Weaving, Sir Ian McKellen, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom and offering a chance to visit the set of the film as part of the “Stars Come Out Auction” through website Trademe.co.nz, reports dailystar.co.uk.

The money will go to scientist Sir Ray Avery’s charity Medicine Mondiale.

Another offer up for grabs includes a chance to record songs with rock band Crowded House’s Neil Finn.

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