According to New Zealand Herald, the 51-year-old New Zealand film director said that he and his partner Fran Walsh want to focus more on “some New Zealand stories” and local projects, Metro.co.uk reported.
The ‘Lord Of The Rings’ director, whose second part of the trilogy, ‘The Desolation Of Smaug’, is due for release in December, added that they have made a “conscious decision” to make movies to tell some New Zealand stories in the limited years left.
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