Andy Serkis is returning to Middle Earth to reprise star as Smeagol/Gollum in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," currently in pre-production in New Zealand.
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It's official -- Elijah Wood is returning to Middle-earth to star in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," currently in pre-production in New Zealand.
Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy and Mikael Persbrandt have joined the cast of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" films.
James Nesbitt and Adam Brown have joined the cast of "The Hobbit," set to begin shooting in February as a two-part tentpole.
Unions may have called off a boycott of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," but New Line and Warner Bros. could still move the big-budget production out of New Zealand entirely.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has waded in on the actors' unions threatened "Hobbit" boycott in an attempt to keep his country's status as Middle Earth.
In a major step forward on "The Hobbit," Guillermo del Toro has signed on to direct the New Line-MGM tentpole and its sequel.