Emails confirm Warner Bros trickery over Hobbit

Updated at 12:30 am on 25 June 2013

New Emails released on the Hobbit dispute show New Line Cinema had to, in the Hollywood studio's words, talk Sir Peter Jackson off the ledge before he'd agree to publish a press release announcing the Actors Equity union had agreed to lift a global boycott of The Hobbit movies in 2010.

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