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Would you like to appear as an extra in the new Hobbit movie? The casting directors are looking elven extras who live in the Wellington area of New Zealand, and, you must be flexible regarding hours of work etc. You’d need to be on call weekdays from April to July, poised and ready for some Hobbitty action!

Extras must be over 17 years old and of a slender build, and around 182 cm or above in height. This is a very exciting and possibly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for budding actors and Hobbit fans who fancy being a part of Hobbit history!

To apply to be an extra in the Hobbit click here

Cate Blanchett Returns as Galadriel

Warner Bros have just announced that Cate Blanchett will be back in Middle Earth for The Hobbit movies. She will reprise her role from The Lord of the Rings movies as Galadriel, Lady of Lothlorien.

Peter Jackson said , “Cate is one of my favorite actors to work with and I couldn’t be more thrilled to have her reprise the role she so beautifully brought to life in the earlier films.”

We first reported the rumors of Sylvester McCoy joining The Hobbit cast back in July and now its confirmed. The former Doctor Who actor will play the role of the wizard Radagast the Brown. Other cast news includes Ken Stott as Dwarf Lord Balin, Ryan Cage will play Drogo Baggins, Jed Brophy will be playing dwarf Nori and William Kircher takes the role of dwarf Bifur.

SOURCE: The Hobbit Movie & Warner Bros.

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