FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012 file photo, some of the costumes, props and memorabilia created for the "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies are displayed in a mini-museum at Weta Cave in Wellington, New Zealand. Tourism to New Zealand soared following the release of films in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and some observers are expecting the country to be a hotspot in 2013 as well thanks to the new movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." (AP Photo/Nick Perry, file)

Associated Press
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012 file photo, some of the costumes, props and memorabilia created for the "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies are displayed in a mini-museum at Weta Cave in Wellington, New Zealand. Tourism to New Zealand soared following the release of films in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and some observers are expecting the country to be a hotspot in 2013 as well thanks to the new movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." (AP Photo/Nick Perry, file)
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012 file photo, some of the costumes, props and memorabilia created for the "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movies are displayed in a mini-museum at Weta Cave in Wellington, New Zealand. Tourism to New Zealand soared following the release of films in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and some observers are expecting the country to be a hotspot in 2013 as well thanks to the new movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." (AP Photo/Nick Perry, file)
View Comments (0)