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The Hobbit casting announcements

by on Oct.21, 2010, under Movies

Warner Bros. has given a press release regarding the cast of The Hobbit. As recently rumored, Martin Freeman (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) will play Bilbo Baggins, and Richard Armitage (the Robin Hood BBC series, MI-5) will play Thorin Oakenshield, leader of the dwarves. Alsoseven of the twelve dwarves that accompany Thorin and Bilbo were named: Aidan Turner (Being Human) as Kili; Rob Kazinsky (EastEnders) as Fili; Graham McTavish (Secretariat) as Dwalin; John Callen (Power Rangers Jungle Fury) as Oin; Stephen Hunter (All Saints) as Bombur; Mark Hadlow (King Kong) as Dori; and Peter Hambleton (The Strip) as Gloin. No confirmation on Ian McKellan as Gandalf yet.


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