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Shoemaker of the Opera

December 14, 2011 at 9:26 pm by xoanon  - 

She may not quite be a shoe elf, but Jodie Morrison has shod an elf. The Aussie just spent a week in Cape Town, sorting out the shoes for the forthcoming The Phantom of the Opera production, having come from Wellington, New Zealand. She was in New Zealand to work on the film set of The Hobbit – which is where she had to make boots and shoes for Hugo Weaving and Orlando Bloom, who play elves Elrond and Legolas respectively in this Lord of the Rings (LotR) prequel, as well as dwarf boots and a little something for Gandalf (Sir Ian McKellen). The shoe crew who worked on the LotR films have retired so she applied for the job. More..

Posted in Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit on December 14, 2011 by