stuff.co.nz is saying that Hobbit spokesperson Melissa Booth has confirmed that Hugo Weaving is back as Elrond!
“Hugo Weaving will reprise his role as Elrond the elf for the two-part Hobbit movie now being shot in Wellington. The Hobbit spokeswoman Melissa Booth confirmed that Weaving would feature in Jackson’s 3-D prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy.”
The news nugget was buried in another story about the casting of Dean O’Gorman and Lee Pace. Take a look!