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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The Artist Thomas Monckton Wonderfully Funny

The Artist Thomas Monckton Wonderfully Funny

“Thomas Monckton has been performing his circus-informed, clown-honed show The Artist since 2017, and it shows. This physical theatre performance, now in its final outing at Sydney Festival following a…