This weekend there will be a small and tall casting session in Christchurch, New Zealand. Thanks to the local ringers who sent this info in!

The ad in the local paper reads:

The Hobbit
Official Short/Tall Casting Call

Due to the requirements of certain characters to be portrayed in the films, the production is currently looking for men and women of very specific heights for full time and casual work. Please note this is NOT an Extras Casting Call.

MEN: Ages 17-55
Height: 4 FT 2 (128cm) – 5 FT 2 (158cm) AND
Height: 6 FT 11 (210cm) and over.

WOMEN: Aged 17-55
Height: 4 FT 2 (128cm) – 5 FT (153cm)

If you do not fit within these height ranges PLEASE DO NOT APPLY. Please expect there may be a wait depending on the number.

DATE: Saturday 15th January 2011
TIMES: 10am – 12.30pm OR 2pm – 3.30pm
VENUE: Fendalton Community Centre, 170 Clyde Road, Fendalton, CHRISTCHURCH