Sir Ian McKellen and Peter Jackson
Director Peter Jackson and actor Sir Ian McKellen, a.k.a. Gandalf, returned to The Hobbit film franchise set on May 20, 2013. Jackson shared an on-set pic with his Facebook fans, writing: "Back on set for our last Hobbit pick ups. Our last ever Tolkien pick-ups, in fact. It's going to be an intense few weeks, but we're looking forward to shooting some powerful scenes with our great cast. Our next blog is coming soon!"