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
Who’s even more excited than you to get his first glimpse of Peter Jackson’s new two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit ? Elijah Wood, that’s who. The actor, who played Frodo Baggins in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, will be reprising the role in some capacity as the prequel films follow the early Middle Earth adventures of his uncle Bilbo Baggins, played by Martin Freeman (he’ll be joined… Continue reading Exclusive: Elijah Wood on The Hobbit
“Flight of the Conchords” star Bret McKenzie has joined the cast of The Hobbit , which is now filming in New Zealand.
Variety says that McKenzie will play Lindir, an Elf of Rivendell. He previously made brief appearances in the first and third films in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. His father, Peter McKenzie, played the role of Elendil in “Lord of the Rings.”
The two “Hobbit” films, both… Continue reading Bret McKenzie Joins The Hobbit