According to Indian casting director Sameer Bhardwaj, an Australian company is interested in making a film about hobbits, the mythical creatures who play a central role in JRR Tolkien’s book The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. An advertisement posted on Internet websites, looking for people of short stature, has created a buzz among the Indian film community. “Hi! We are seeking short people for a documentary shoot (low budget),” says the advertisement on websites including Yahoo’s moviezone forum. [More]