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

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  1. The Grinch Doctor

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    Yeah, I was pretty excited about the notion of Leonard Nimoy as Smaug, but Benedict Cumberbatch is a very good second choice.
     
  2. Saul

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    Benedict Cumberbatch matches closely the voice of Smaug in my mind more than Nimoy who reminds me of Galvatron.
     
  3. timothy

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    to bad orson wells is dead he would be perfect. my vote is leonard nimoy.
     
  4. Wereghost

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    Michael Sheen might have been a good choice, too. I'm just throwing that in there based on his recent voice work on Doctor Who.
     
  5. Set Harth

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    My vote was John Hurt. Oh well.
     
  6. Wereghost

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    ^ Leftfield choice: Woody Allen.
     
  7. timothy

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    if were going left wing how about john wyane?
     
  8. The Grinch Doctor

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    Us "Nimoy as Smaug" fans have some new hope:

    Benedict Cumberbatch as Bard the Bowman?

    So someone jumped to conclusions and spoke too soon. In other words, who knows who Benedict Cumberbatch is playing (other than PJ, of course)!
     
  9. Capt_Pickirk

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    Don't be rididculo-

    Hmmm.....


    Actually....

    Maybe...
     
  10. Skywalker

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    Orlando Bloom joins the cast of The Hobbit.

    From Jackson:
     
  11. Alidar Jarok

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    Well, officially. I thought this has been common knowledge as one of the earliest castings.
     
  12. Skywalker

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    Common rumor, yeah, but this is the first official confirmation.
     
  13. The Grinch Doctor

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    Congrats on finally beating me with a TORN news update, Skywalker. ;)
     
  14. ITElf

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    He damn well better say "Look! Dwarves!" as he points at the plainly visible band of beardies. It's his job.

    :D
     
  15. Skywalker

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    Yes! I win! Go me! I'm awesome! :lol:
     
  16. Wereghost

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    ^ You are, for the Doctor Who SNES thing.

    (Edit: ...and for you sig. :lol:)
     
  17. The Grinch Doctor

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    Jackson confirms White Council and Attack on Dol Guldor!

    Fantastic, if expected, news!

    Be sure to check out the image in PJ's Facebook response. It's worth a thousand laughs! :D
     
  18. Skywalker

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    The titles and release dates for the films have been announced.

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - December 14, 2012.
    The Hobbit: There and Back Again - December 13, 2013.

    Link
     
  20. The Grinch Doctor

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    Bah, beat me to it!

    For those keeping score, they're the same titles that were rumored back in March. I think the titles are perfect (and are certainly much better than just The Hobbit, Parts 1 & 2).