Not that anyone cares what I think, but here goes:
Which actor will tackle on Bilbo Baggins role in "The Hobbit" won't be unraveled at San Diego Comic Con 2009 like what has been suggested before. Producer Peter JacksonMoreover, the director of "The Lord of the Rings
has slammed the possibility in an interview with Empire Online. When asked about the circulating rumor, the three-time Academy Award-winner said, "No, we won't be announcing Bilbo for a little while."
" trilogy explained on why the filmmakers are yet to move forward with the casting. "We're starting to think about casting, but we're knee-deep in the script right now. And when we do go to actors, they're probably going to ask to see a script, so we're powering ahead with getting the first draft done." Days back, Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex reported that there was a chance that at Comic Con 2009, director Guillermo del Toro will make casting announcement for the lead character in the J.R.R. Tolkien's adaptation. The publication added that "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe, "Doctor Who
" actor David Tennant and "Atonement" leading man James McAvoy are the potential candidates for the part.
My first choice was probably too daring--Clint Eastwood is too old to play the part. However, all I have to say is this:
John Travolta would make a perfect Bilbo Baggins.
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