Jack at The Noldor Blog confirms Viggo's presence there with a few pictures.
Here's a frustratingly blurry picture teasing us with what might be a character (Smaug?!) from the film!
He's there for his film "District 9", but it sure seems like a great place to make a few Hobbit announcements, doesn't it?
Without hinting at anyone in particular, Guillermo Del Toro told MTV that The Hobbit will have it's biggest casting decision finalized in the next few weeks!
Is Aragorn back in The Hobbit? If this is any indication... he certainly will be!
Greeting fans at Meltdown Comics to sign copies of his book, The Strain, the Hobbit director answered a couple of questions about The Hobbit.
Looks like all the hubbub over The Hobbit being one film, with a subsequent film based on appendices and notes, was much ado about nothing.
McKellen confirms he was to dine with The Hobbit director this past Thursday night... but gave no specifics on what they might discuss (other than reprising his role as Gandalf, of course).
"Going back to Gandalf, it'd be a new script entirely. We aren't remaking 'The Lord of the Rings.' We're going to do 'The Hobbit' and what Gandalf has to do in that will be different line-by-line and scene-by-scene than in the trilogy," McKellen emphasizes.
Viggo Mortensen to reprise role as Aragorn? Are there other future casting decisions? How will Smaug look?
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens have all finalized their writing deals For The Hobbit and it's sequel/LOTR prequel.
Lee points out that it would be impossible for his character, Saruman, to appear in the film adaptation of The Hobbit.
The man behind the soon-to-be-made film adaptation of "The Hobbit" talks about his career, Bilbo, and the trouble with modern filmmaking.
"There is enough narrative abridgement and some other pieces of narrative and suggestions and appendix notes and this and that to guide and create something that will not infringe anything else."
At the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hobbit director Guillermo Del Toro downplayed the notion of an additional "companion" film to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings that would bridge the gap between the two narratives.