From a Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro's HOBBIT webchat: icaroz. Will the Ring trilogy get a blu-ray release around the time of Hobbit? or sooner? Peter Jackson. Hi Icaroz - We are working on a blu ray version of the LOTR trilogy with Warner Bros at the moment, not sure when it is due for release. It certainly won't be this year. LINK Weta Holics: Updates and News about what's happening @ Weta - An Unexpected Party Chat transcript now available!