Originally Posted by mnchiefsguy
I would have loved for them to have had tom Bombadil in, but I completely understand why it wasn't. Given how much PJ got into the LOTR trilogy, I am not sure anyone could ask for anything more.
The Hobbit has had more changes, but PJ is mixing in some other Tolkien things that will never see the screen otherwise. I trust his judgement and look forward to the next two films.
I was glad that they left Tom out, lol. I think I understood why his character was in the book, but just felt unneeded.