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Thirteen singing dwarves and a very funny Hobbit
The One Ring.Net ^ | February 10th, 2011 | Tehanu

Posted on 02/10/2011 10:22:36 PM PST by Immerito

Thirteen singing dwarves and a very funny Hobbit

February 10th, 2011 by Tehanu | Discuss | 0 Comments and 0 Reactions

Martin Freeman (Bilbo) and Aidan Turner (Kili) at today's press conference - this cast is a killer combo of wit and good looks.

“Fourteen individuals – and an ensemble.”

Today’s press conference opened with an apology from Peter Jackson, who said he couldn’t be there as he was “under a form of medical house arrest” since being hospitalised with a perforated ulcer last week.

“And to be honest, perhaps it’s just as well. These guys make me laugh so hard that I’d be in danger of popping a stitch or something,” Jackson continued in his statement.

Confirming the truth of that, the cast of 13 dwarves and one hobbit kept up a constant flow of quips and wisecracks throughout the whole press conference. We knew Martin Freeman was funny with a good script – well, he’s hilarious without one as well.

Many fans have been wondering whether 13 dwarves would become a generic mass in the film, or whether they would be fleshed out in the script to have individual personalities.

Dwarf actors William Kirchner and Peter Hambleton spoke on that: “We are thirteen distinct and strong personalities – but we are an ensemble as well”.

Speaking of ensemble, the dwarves confirmed they’d be doing their own singing. “It’s all staying very close to the book – yes, there WILL be singing.”

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TOPICS: The Hobbit Hole
KEYWORDS: hobbit

1 posted on 02/10/2011 10:22:40 PM PST by Immerito
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To: Immerito

Singing clip leaked a few hours ago:

2 posted on 02/10/2011 10:39:17 PM PST by JerseyHighlander (p.s. The word 'bloggers' is not in the freerepublic spellcheck dictionary?!)
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3 posted on 02/11/2011 9:44:09 PM PST by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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