Ian Holm Confirmed For The Hobbit

Ian Holm Confirmed For The Hobbit

Two chunks of Hobbit new broke across the Easter weekend, with something to gladden the heart of those who were hoping that Ian Holm would definitely be back for the new filmand some bad news for anyone anticipating Rob Kazinsky’s work as Fili the Dwarf.

Let’s start with the good news, shall we? As has generally been assumed, though never officially confirmed, Ian Holm will indeed play the older version of Bilbo in what we can only assume will be a framing device for the story. Peter Jackson commented on his Facebook page that though some people had assumed they’d heard Holm in the recent video he posted, it was in fact Martin Freeman, who sounds so convincingly like Holm’s Bilbo that even Jackson wasn’t sure what he’d heard: Read More...

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