Saoirse Ronan Cast in THE HOBBIT


How about some good news regarding The Hobbit? Earlier today, we reported that the ever-troubled production of J.R.R. Tolkein’s classic has hit another bump in the road in the form of director Peter Jackson’s recent ulcer causing a slight delay in filming. Well now, we have something positive to report regarding the project. It appears that actress Saoirse Ronan (Atonement), who worked with Jackson on The Lovely Bones, will be a part of The Hobbit cast after all. In an interview with IFTN (via, one of the casting directors on the film spilled the beans about Ronan’s involvement:


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