Peter Jackson announced more cast members for The Hobbit on his Facebook page . Here’s the director’s post:
I’m very pleased to be welcoming two new cast members to our team.
Dean O’Gorman will be playing Fili. Dean’s a terrific Kiwi actor, who I am thrilled to be working with. He’s recently been in an excellent TV series down here called “The Almighty Johnsons”, and I should let fans of… Continue reading O'Gorman and Pace Join The Hobbit
Peter Jackson has posted on his Facebook page that actor Rob Kazinsky has had to leave the The Hobbit production:
I am sad to report that Rob Kazinsky, who was cast in the role of Fili, is having to leave The Hobbit and return home, for personal reasons. Rob has been terrific to work with and his enthusiasm and infectious sense of humour will be missed by all of… Continue reading Rob Kazinsky Leaves The Hobbit
Though Martin Freeman will be playing the younger version of Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming two-part production of The Hobbit , Peter Jackson has confirmed today that the original Lord of the Rings trilogy’s version of the Bag End resident will be back as well.
The writer/director posted the following on his Facebook page:
One comment that came up from the recent video blog was the Bilbo voice at the… Continue reading Ian Holm to Return for The Hobbit
Peter Jackson has posted the first video from the set of The Hobbit films which you can watch using the player below!
Opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D in December 2012 and December 2013, the two films stars Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Rob Kazinsky, Aidan Turner, Graham McTavish, John Callen, Stephen Hunter, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, James Nesbitt, Adam Brown, Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy… Continue reading First Video From the Set of The Hobbit !
Peter Jackson has updated his Facebook page with a post talking about why they are shooting The Hobbit films at 48 frames per second (fps) versus the usual 24 fps. You can read the post below and view a couple of new photos from the set:
Time for an update. Actually, we’ve been intending to kick off with a video, which is almost done, so look out for that in… Continue reading Peter Jackson on Shooting The Hobbit at 48 fps