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    Orlando Bloom Likely To Return As Legolas In 'The Hobbit'

    Cate Blanchett has been officially confirmed to return to Peter Jackson's two-part, "The Hobbit" as the elvin queen Galadriel, the Lady of Lothlorien, and now it appears one more elf is returning.

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    Cate Blanchett & Ken Stott Join 'The Hobbit,' Sylvester McCoy & Mikael Persbrandt Confirmed

    More players have joined the growing cast of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" with two recent names confirmed, one new name we haven't heard had and one famous, familiar face returning.

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    Former 'Dr. Who' Star Sylvester McCoy Confirms He's Been Cast In 'The Hobbit'

    Won't Reveal Who He's Playing, But It's Probably Radagast The BrownLate last summer, actor Sylvester McCoy, probably best known to American audiences for his role on the 1980s version of "Doctor Who," revealed he was in talks to join "The Hobbit" in an unspecified "wizard" role. Well, speaking to th...

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    Swedish Actor Mikael Persbrandt Reportedly Cast In 'The Hobbit'

    The cast of "The Hobbit" continues to grow as it gears up to start shooting in February and it looks like another smaller name has joined a cast of faces that, for the most part, will be making their grand debut on international cinema screens.

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    Ron Perlman Out Of 'The Hobbit,' Nic Cage Talks "Abstract" 'Ghost Rider 2' & More Sequel News

    Jeff Bridges Talks Sequel To 'The Last Picture Show'; 'American Pie 4' In The Works & More-Ron Perlman has confirmed that with the exit of Guillermo del Toro, he too will be skipping "The Hobbit." "I'm not doing [it]," he told ComingSoon. His giant forehead will next be seen in "Season of the Witch" and will probably be a candidate to show up in del Toro's "At The Mountains of Madness." -Nicolas Cage confirmed to io9 that "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" is more of a standalone story than an actual sequel to 2007's dodgy "Ghost Rider." "This one is completely reconceived," he says, comparing the original to a "fairy tale," adding, "It's not...

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    News From The Shire: Peter Jackson To Shoot 'The Hobbit' On 3D RED Cameras, Ian McKellen Confirmed

    After something of a roller coaster year, with an endlessly sliding start date, the bailing of director Guillermo Del Toro, and nearly losing preferred lead Martin Freeman, "The Hobbit" is finally gearing up to shoot in the new year, with Freeman joined by new cast members like Richard Armitage, Jam...

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    Howard Shore Returns To Score Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit'

    While the faces will be different in Peter Jackson's forthcoming two-parter "The Hobbit," the behind scenes talent will largely remain the same. With the project now gearing up to shoot in the longtime home of Middle Earth New Zealand, and with Jackson set to work with the same crews he utilized on ...

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    Guillermo del Toro Admits He Didn't Want 3D For 'The Hobbit,' Doesn't Want It For Frankenstein'

    Filmmaker Says He Doesn't Want 'Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,' Or 'Frankenstein' To Be In 3D, Is On The Fence About 'Slaughterhouse Five' Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is perhaps today's biggest genre-centric multi-tasker. If his projects file were a k...

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    James Nesbitt & Adam Brown Join 'The Hobbit'; Ian McKellen Says He's Still Without A Contract

    More good news from The Shire. With Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" having a firm greenlight and also settling the union woes that once threatened to move the production from New Zealand, two more names have been added to the growing cast for the film.

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    Peter Jackson Talks Casting Richard Armitage As New Heroic Figure In 'The Hobbit'

    Director Says Heartthrob Actor Could Rival Legolas Or AragonWhen the first round of casting for "The Hobbit" was announced last week most of the names were unknown (but check out our handy guide to figure out just who these folks are) but for those of us familiar with Richard Armitage, he seemed to be a strange fit. Best known perhaps for his role on the Brit spy series "Spooks" ("MI: 5" in the United States), the decision to have him play the crabby old dwarf Thorin Oakenshield seemed slightly odd. We weren't quite sure what to make of Armitage being tasked to play a four-foot codger, but of course, Peter Jackson knows exactly what's he doin...

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