Friday, October 22, 2010

The Hobbit: Official Cast (Facts and Photos)

Warner Bros./ New Line have announced that Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Rob Kazinsky, Aidan Turner, Graham McTavish, John Callen, Stephen Hunter, Mark Hadlow and Peter Hambleton have officially joined the cast of THE HOBBIT.

According to the studio, Freeman is confirmed as Bilbo Baggins, the hero of the story. Richard Armitage is set to play Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the Company of Dwarves which sets off to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from a thieving dragon.

Aidan Turner (“Being Human”) and Rob Kazinsky (TVs “EastEnders”) will play Kili and Fili; Graham McTavish is Dwalin; John Callen is Oin; Stephen Hunter is Bombur; Mark Hadlow is Dori; and Peter Hambleton stars as Gloin.

Bilbo Baggins: Martin John C. Freeman (born 8 September 1971) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Tim Canterbury in the BBC's Golden Globe-winning comedy The Office (2001-2003), Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), and Dr. John Watson in Sherlock (2010).

Here come the hot dwarves!

Thorin Oakenshield: Richard Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Lucas North in Spooks (2002), Steven in Frozen (2005), Percy Courtney in Miss Marie Lloyd (2007) and Guy of Gisbourne in Robin Hood (2006-2009).

Kili: Aidan Turner (born 19 June 1983) is an Irish film and television actor.
He is perhaps most notable for playing a vampire, John Mitchell, in Being Human (since 2009), a drama-comedy television series first aired on BBC Three, a United Kingdom television network.

Fili: Robert Kazinsky (born Robert John Appleby; 18 November 1983) is an English actor and model. He is best known for his appearance as Casper Rose in Sky One drama Dream Team in 2005/2006 and Sean Slater in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders from 2006 to 2009.

Sources: wikithehollywoodnews

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