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Something’s happening at The Embassy today…

November 17, 2012 at 11:44 pm by Demosthenes  - 

embassy theatre bag end facade

Bag End goes up at the Embassy Theatre for the premiere of The Hobbit.

WETA Worskshop writes: “Our clever friends at the 3 Foot 7 Art department have created a rather spectacular new facade for the building. Please share photos if you’ve been down at the cinema today!” We agree, if you’ve been down at the Embassy today, send us your photos and descriptions of what’s been going on!

Additionally, Ringer Selfish Narwal send us this article from the Dominion Post:

A Hobbit-themed sculpture is being unveiled on top of the Embassy Theatre today, as Middle- earth fever sweeps Wellington less than a fortnight out from the world premiere of Sir Peter Jackson’s new epic.

Workers have this morning been craning the huge installation pieces into place – including a Gandalf sculpture and what appears to be the front of a Hobbit house – since about 8am this morning.

Embassy duty manager Charlotte Weston said the installation was progressing well.

“It’s just taking a bit to get it up there.”

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Posted in Events, Hobbit Movie, Premieres, Production on November 17, 2012 by