bilboThe UK’s The Independent features an in-depth interview with Martin Freeman where he talks about playing the titular character in “The Hobbit,” Bilbo Baggins as well as other roles John Watson, Tim from “The Office,” and an upcoming movie with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

“I get more 12-year-olds coming up to me than I used to,” he says of his path on fame’s superhighway. “But, I promise, I still have a lot of conversations with people that have no idea who I am. Which is great for me as I usually just want to eat a bowl of pasta in peace.” He also says he gets more fan mail for Watson than Bilbo. You can read the whole article right here.