THE HOBBIT (2012/2013): News, Rumors, Pics Till Release

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  1. Llama

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    This made me smile :)

    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/enterta...st-of-the-hobbit/story-e6frf9h6-1226078382842
     
  2. Kira's Mom

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  3. Starbreaker

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    I'm interested in seeing Evy as someone other than Kate Austen or as a character with a 5-second cameo.
     
  4. Set Harth

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    Why are they calling the character the "Goblin King" instead of the Great Goblin?

    Is he being retconned as really not so great after all?

    Political correctness wins again, as it did in Jackson's LOTR. He apparently has a problem with the patriarchalist bent of the original text.
     
  5. Rosalind

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  6. Skywalker

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    Not just Freeman as Bilbo, but you can also see a few of the Dwarves in the background. And there are two other pics, one of McKellen as Gandalf and another with Jackson and Freeman together on the set.

    Awesomesauce! :D
     
  7. Emh

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    Awesomesauce indeed! :D

    I love this bit from PJ to Sir Ian: ''Look, this isn't Waiting for Godot or King Lear. This is The Hobbit. This is the real thing.''
     
  8. Cutter John

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    This.

    Let people bitch and complain. I'm giddy with excitement at any bit of news.

    As for casting choices, if this were your generic Hollywood weasel I might be worried. But I have faith in PJ's decisions.
     
  9. Skywalker

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    I can't wait to see more pics from that issue when it's released. Freeman looks perfect as Bilbo! :D
     
  10. Emh

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    That Ian McKellen chap looks pretty convincing as Gandalf, too. ;)
     
  11. Klaus

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    ...you maia be right! :D
     
  12. Worf2DS9

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    That particular shot of Bilbo on the cover looks a bit like Pippin. And that shot of Gandalf is awesome.
     
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  14. Skywalker

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    Nice. :techman: I can't wait to see Thorin.
     
  15. Skywalker

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    Sorry for the double post, but another promo pic has been released, this time of Óin and Glóin (father of Gimli).
     
  16. klingonhybrid

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    Sorry, this might be a retarded question, although Ive been told no question is retarded, but who is michael fassbender and is that man on the cover seriously not Ian mckellan?

    Ian Mckellan IS playing gandalf right?
     
  17. Set Harth

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    Whoever told you that lied to you.
     
  18. JarodRussell

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    Yes, McKellen plays Gandalf in the Hobbit movies.

    Fassbender played reboot-Magneto in X-Men First Class.
     
  19. mswood

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    A new production video is up on Jackson's Facebook page.
     
  20. Neroon

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    Amen and amen. The success of the LOTR films, both financial and critical, and the sheer devotion from the fanbase to said films are proof enough that Jackson's instincts merit that faith. Sure he has and he will make mistakes, but until the completed films are released and we see otherwise there's hardly any reason for worry.