1) Must be willing to live in New Zealand for four years.
2) Must use special effects by WETA and not that Lucasthingy.
3) Must have a good grasp of making movies with fantasy elements:
4) Must be able to come up with cool designs for fantasy creatures like these:
4) Must look like a Hobbit:
In case you haven't guessed already, yup, it's FINALLY CONFIRMED:
Guillermo Del Toro will direct THE HOBBIT!