Screen Junkies » The Hobbit: There and Back Again http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:13:12 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 ‘The Hobbit’ Finally Gets Around To Casting Billy Connolly http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-hobbit-finally-gets-around-to-casting-billy-connolly/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-hobbit-finally-gets-around-to-casting-billy-connolly/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:00:35 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=244935 Refusing to cut his hair has paid off.

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The final piece is in place. Peter Jackson has announced that he’s finally got around to casting Scottish comedian Billy Connolly in The Hobbit films. He’ll play a fierce dwarf because look at him.

“We could not think of a more fitting actor to play Dain Ironfoot, the staunchest and toughest of Dwarves, than Billy Connelly, the Big Yin himself,” Jackson said in a statement to THR. “With Billy stepping into this role, the cast of The Hobbit is now complete. We can’t wait to see him on the Battlefield!”

Congratulations to Mr. Connolly, who had better prepare himself for a surge in popularity. Fans of The Hobbit are much more rabid than those at Head of the Class Con. If only he could have hooked Arvid up with a part.

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‘The Hobbit’ Confirms Additional Titles, Because ‘The Hobbit’ Isn’t Enough http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-hobbit-confirms-additional-titles-because-the-hobbit-isnt-enough/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-hobbit-confirms-additional-titles-because-the-hobbit-isnt-enough/#comments Mon, 30 May 2011 21:31:00 +0000 Joseph Gibson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=214026 And no, one of them is not 'The Squeakquel"

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As previously rumored, the two Hobbit movies from director Peter Jackson now have official titles. The first one will have the title The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, while part 2 will be known as The Hobbit: There and Back Again. As for release dates, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is set to come out on December 14, 2012, while The Hobbit: There and Back Again has a release date of about a year later on December 13, 2013.

In case you’re a little rusty on your Tolkien, both of these titles come from chapters of the book (“An Unexpected Party” and “There and Back Again”).  Now, since I don’t have anything else to say about these confirmed titles, here’s a massive list of the cast:

See Video Of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ Being Made Before Your Very Eyes

Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Bret McKenzie, Graham McTavish, Mike Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Conan Stevens, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas and Aidan Turner.

Whew! No wonder the movie is in two parts. (ComingSoon)

Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Bret McKenzie, Graham McTavish, Mike Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Conan Stevens, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas and Aidan Turner

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