Friday, February 11, 2011

First Cast Photo From 'The Hobbit'

Here is the first cast photo from Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit.' In the picture is Martin Freeman who will be taking over from Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins along with the thirteen actors who will play the story's band of dwarves who are: Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt, Adam Brown, Graham McTavish, John Callen, Stephen Hunter, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton,Jed Brophy, William Kircher and Ken Stott.

Also below is the press conference announcing the beginning of production. Filming of 'The Hobbit' will begin on March 21 at Stone Street Studios in Miramar, Wellington, and with location shooting around New Zealand including the rebuilt Hobbiton in Matamata.