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Want to be a Dwarf in ‘The Hobbit’? Peter Jackson is Holding Auditions

The casting rumors for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit have been largely cleared up by today’s announcement that auditions are underway for every role in the cast except Gandalf, which is being reserved for Sir Ian McKellan. Jackson tells The Hollywood Reporter that he and director Guillermo Del Toro prefer a widespread audition process where he [...]

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Of the Day – Episode 8 – 11.03.09

Read of the Day: Joe Queenan ponders why Hollywood continues to regurgitate the same formula. [The Guardian] News of the Day: An Ian McKellen news item two days in a row? Why not! Apparently Sir Ian has gotten a hold of the script for The Hobbit and he likes what he sees. Especially concerning the [...]

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Mid-Week News Round-Up: 9/9/09

News is a bit slow around the web these days as every major website seems to be gearing up for the Toronto Film Festival. However, here are some stories that popped up in the last couple of days. Since the announcement that Disney is purchasing Marvel Entertainment, several rumors have popped up about future Disney [...]

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