An official casting call for Elves in the upcoming Hobbit films has been posted at

The production is looking for tall and slender people to play Elven Horse Riders and Elven Extras. The age and height requirements according to gender have been given as follows:

  • Men aged 17 – 40 with a height of 6ft (183cm) and taller.
  • Women aged 17 – 40 with a height of 5ft 9 (175cm) and taller.

The venue for the casting call is the Te Whaea – National Dance and Drama Centre, 11 Hutchinson Rd, Newtown, Wellington, and it’s to take place on Saturday, 26th February 2011 from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon and from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.

Additional details can be found from the link provided above.

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