Monday, October 25, 2010

The Hobbit's casting

The Hobbit has it's actor to play the famous Hobbit Bilbo Baggins... the famous fictitious character will be played by Martin Freeman, who currently can be seen on the BBC as Watson on Sherlock.

Peter Jackson has recruited eight more members to play various dwarves:

•Richard Armitage (MI-5) as Thorin Oakenshield
•Aidan Turner (Being Human) as Kili
•Rob Kazinsky (EastEnders) 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
•Peter Hambleton (The Strip) as Gloin

Filming is to begin shooting in February of next year.

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Started to really pay attention to film ( movies ) what was going on in front of the camera, but more interestingly, behind it as well at about as far back as age 10. Motion pictures ( when good ) are a fascinating medium. All the work and prep that goes into filmmaking. It's an amazing process !