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Orlando Bloom Talks About Being “Younger” Legolas

More than a decade has now passed since the filming of the original Lord of the Rings series, however, Orlando Bloom has the task of having to look younger in his role of Legolas, considering The Hobbit takes place much earlier.  Orlando Bloom discussed this challenge and gave his thoughts at a recent press junkie, […]

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Evangeline Lilly Discusses Hobbit

Things continue to move forward with Hobbit production.  Peter Jackson has been spotted in a variety of New Zealand locations scouting new filming spots. After completing the extremely successful television series LOST, Evangeline Lilly is excited to spend time in New Zealand with Jackson and crew to film The Hobbit.  She spoke a lot about […]

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Meet Thorin Oakenshield

At last, all Dwarves have now been released through their series of groupings.  The final two are seen below, which are Dwarf brothers Balin and Dwalin.  This makes sense that the two brothers would be released around the same time as Thorin, as the two are close relatives to Thorin and probably the closest friend […]

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Richard Armitage Talks Hobbit

Much of the news the past couple of days has been focused on the new Peter Jackson production video release, which was definitely a great gift.  We also wanted to share some excerpts from a recent Richard Armitage interview, in which he had no hesitancy to start talking about The Hobbit movie.  For those that […]

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Luke Evans Joins Hobbit Cast

Two more names have been added to The Hobbit project (more to come soon) as we are now several months into filming.  There still remain several gaps that need casting, but that will be taken care of.  It has been announced that Luke Evans will be joining The Hobbit movie to play the role of […]

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Stephen Fry, Conan Stevens, and Ryan Gage Join Hobbit Cast

Peter Jackson announced that Stephen Fry has officially joined The Hobbit movie cast and will be playing the role of the Master of Laketown.  Fry’s personality should match perfectly with the enthusiastic Master of Laketown character that is depicted in the book.  This is an exciting announcement considering the abilities Fry possesses. In addition to […]

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Martin Freeman Takes a Hobbit Break

Don’t worry it is only a break.  As of now, there have been no other permanent changes in the Hobbit cast after the recent losing of Rob Kazinsky, who announced he would be leaving for personal health reasons.  However, the star Martin Freeman (Bilbo), will be taking a brief break from Hobbit production as he […]

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Hugo Weaving Confirmed, Saoirse Ronan Not

Today we have some good news and bad news to report.  We will start with the bad… In and interview with Saoirse Ronan, she was asked whether or not she will be working with Peter Jackson in The Hobbit movies.  As a response, she said, “Unfortunately I won’t be able to do it. It breaks […]

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New Fili and Thranduil Casting Announced For Hobbit

After Rob Kazinsky announced that he would be leaving The Hobbit movie due to personal health reasons, there has been much speculation about who would be the one to take his place.  Well, the speculation is over and in fact another unknown has been announced with it. Peter Jackson announced that Kiwi actor Dean O’Gorman […]

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Hugo Weaving Spotted in New Zealand

Hugo Weaving (Elrond) is another actor who has been rumored but yet to be confirmed as an official cast member for The Hobbit. We have reported the great speculation and how indeed there have been talks on both sides, but still there remains nothing official. Well, conveniently, The Nolder Blog reported that a trusted “spy” […]

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