This holiday season… you’ll want to pack a lunch.

Wednesday October 24th 2012

“It’s looking like it’s going to be about ten minutes shorter than Fellowship was. So it’s going to be officially our shortest Middle-earth yet. I mean, Fellowship was just under three hours and this is about 2 hours 40 minutes at the moment.”

– Peter Jackson reveals The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey‘s expected runtime to Empire Online.

I hope you’re all as excited as I am to hear that the film is set to be Jackson’s shortest Tolkien adaptation so far. See also: least deadly genocide, friendliest terrorist, tastiest faeces.