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Andy Serkis: ‘I don’t get respect for playing Gollum’

August 12, 2011 at 11:10 am by xoanon  - 

Andy Serkis has admitted that he is frustrated performance-capture is not taken as seriously as conventional acting. The actor is currently reprising his role as Gollum in The Hobbit, the prequel to the fantasy franchise Lord of the Rings. He told The Daily Telegraph: “I am a bit evangelical, I know, but performance-capture is still misunderstood. “Ten years down the line, people say, ‘Oh, so you did the voice of Gollum?’ Or people go, ‘You did the movements for Kong?’ It’s frustrating, because I play Gollum and I play Kong. It is acting.” More..

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