If you’re a fan of the series, you’re bound to love it. If not….
Ian McKellan is back reprising his role as Gandalf in the highly-anticipated release of The Hobbit.
Andy Serkis on Motion Capture: “It’s acting. It’s not a genre of acting, it’s not a type of acting. It’s acting”
One of the things I’m looking forward to most in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is seeing the undisputed master of motion capture, Andy Serkis, once again stepping into the digital role of Gollum, the character that put motion capture on the map. In an interview with CBS News, Serkis talks about how he went from just performing Gollum’s voice in the Lord of the Rings trilogy to performing the character via motion capture and what he feels about motion capture becoming an Oscar category.
Ian McKellen Seriously Considered Not Returning to Play Gandalf: “The business of getting to know a new character – I was sort of going to be robbed of that”
Believe it or not, Sir Ian McKellen had reservations about returning to his role as Gandalf for The Hobbit movies, which are prequels to the beloved Lord of the Rings films.
Benedict Cumberbatch talks doing Motion-Capture for ‘The Hobbit’: “It’s very freeing, once you put the suit on and the sensors”
Benedict Cumberbatch will soon be known for playing two famous literary characters—Sherlock Holmes in the BBC television series, Sherlock, and Smaug the dragon in the new film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Elijah on shooting scenes & scripts out of order: “If you are trying to see an arc and a sense of progression… it makes it a little bit more challenging”