'The Hobbit's' Peter Jackson Released From Hospital

His rep says that filming delays should be minimal.
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Peter Jackson has been released from a New Zealand hospital after undergoing surgery Jan. 26 for a perforated ulcer.

He will continue to recuperate at home.

His publicist, Melissa Booth, tells the Associated Press that delays in filming on The Hobbit should be minimal.

The prequel to his The Lord of the Rings trilogy is due to begin filming next month.