`Hobbit' Director Peter Jackson Says Actors Planned Boycott Before Meeting

N.Z. Actors Equity had already voted to boycott the “Hobbit” films over workers’ contracts before agreeing to meet with director Peter Jackson, he said in a statement released in Wellington today.

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