Gandalf at Dol Guldur As you might recall, when the trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug debuted during the week, actors Orlando Bloom and Ian McKellen went on the Today show to have a chat about the filming, share exclusive sneak peek of the trailer itself.

If you missed it at the time, then here is video clip of the entire segment.

“It was a joy. I had such a wonderful time playing the character to begin with. To get the call to come back and don the long wig and pointy ears was just wonderful. He’s a great, fun character. There’s nothing not to like about him. He’s the action elf.” Orlando Bloom on returning to the role if Legolas.

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