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GDT’s Approval of Martin Freeman As Bilbo Baggins Is 100%

October 26, 2010 at 4:56 am by Earl  - 

Here’s word on what once-upon-a-time-Hobbit-director Guillermo del Toro has to say about the casting choices revealed for The Hobbit films thus far:

“I have the perfect actor for every character in the movie, but I don’t feel morally correct to saying who now that I’m not directing. But [about Martin Freeman playing Bilbo Baggins] absolutely, 100%. I’m a huge fan of his. I love him in The Office and Love Actually.”

As far as his decision to leave the director’s chair of the two-part movie, GDT says:

“[It’s] a hard thing when you’ve spent two years on a movie and it’s going nowhere”.

News courtesy of Simon Reynolds over at Digital Spy.

Posted in Guillermo Del Toro, Hobbit Cast News, Hobbit Movie, Martin Freeman, Production, The Hobbit on October 26, 2010 by GDT’s Approval of Martin Freeman As Bilbo Baggins Is 100% | Discuss
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One response to “GDT’s Approval of Martin Freeman As Bilbo Baggins Is 100%”

  1. Audrey says:

    I thought of Martin Freeman as soon as I heard they were making The Hobbit. I reeeeeeeeeeeally hope they choose him!

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