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Select a list: Serkis Close to Signing; Lee, Holm in talks

January 10, 2011 at 5:42 pm by xoanon  - 

Mike Fleming over at is reporting that Andy Serkis is close to signing on for The Hobbit. Any would of course be reprising his role as Gollum. In addition, rumor has it that Sir Christopher Lee is also in talks to reprise his role as Saruman. Saruman was the leader of the White Council, a council of the Wise in Middle-earth that decided to try to oust Sauron from his fortress in Mirkwood forest at the time of The Hobbit. And, if you can stand even more good news, Sir Ian Holm is also rumored to be in talks to appear in the movies as an older Bilbo. Read more about this at

Meanwhile we will try to get the news about Andy directly from Andy himself, stay tuned!

Posted in Andy Serkis, Casting Rumors, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit on January 10, 2011 by Serkis Close to Signing; Lee, Holm in talks | Discuss