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Stuff.co.nz: Mark Hadlow ‘Dori’ all in a day’s work

May 28, 2011 at 6:41 am by linuxelf  - 

Sir Ian McKellen is his co-worker, and he spends his days covered in prosthetics – but it is all in a day’s work for Mark Hadlow.

Meeting the celebrity cast of the film was an ”oh my god” moment, Mr Hadlow said.

However, ”it’s not really any different” acting with celebrities once the camera is rolling.

He said acting opposite Sir Ian was a ”fantastic” experience.

”He is a huge world-renowned talent and you’re in a scene with him – it’s flipping fantastic.”

Mr Hadlow said he wakes up at 4am each day and spends ”a couple” of hours having make up and prosthetics applied, to transform him into a dwarf, before he begins filming his scenes.

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Posted in Characters, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Mark Hadlow, The Hobbit, Tolkien on May 28, 2011 by Source: Stuff.co.nz