Hobbit Haters now have someone else to start hating on

The Hobbit haters of Labour, the Greens and now New Zealand First will now have someone else to hate on…Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Wellington might be in line to host the sequel to the 1982 film Conan the Barbarian, Arnold Schwarzenegger says.

Universal Studios was looking “very closely” at using Sir Peter Jackson’s Park Road studios in Wellington for the sequel, Schwarzenegger told the website Ain’t It Cool.

“It could very well be that one of the places they’re looking very closely right now is Jackson’s studio in New Zealand,” he said.

The former governor of California has been campaigning for 10 years to get a new Conan movie made. The film, reportedly called The Legend of Conan, is due for release next year.

The script was being written. Filming was likely to begin by the end of this year, with him in the lead role, he said.

This is precisely why the Government changed the law; to make sure the film industry would continue to see New Zealand as a good place to make movies.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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