Hobbit Cast Front-up

The cast of Peter Jackson’s two-film adaptation of The Hobbit were this month introduced to the news media at a press conference in Wellington at the Park Road Post production facility. The event featured Martin Freeman, the British Office and Sherlock Holmes star who will play the pint-sized Bilbo Baggins, as well as the actors who will play his 13 dwarf companions. Despite the many setbacks the films had faced, Freeman told Agence France-Presse, “we’re ready to go – just as soon as 215 comes around.”


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Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

World Rugby talks to New Zealander Rikki Swannell about becoming the first female lead commentator on the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and her life in sports broadcasting. As an experienced…