Kiwi actor Robbie Magasiva was cast as the Uruk-hai “Mauhúr.”
The NZ-actor Robbie Magasiva will play the Uruk-hai Mauhúr. Mauhúr is the leader of the orcs who are hiding in Fangorn Forest when the Rohirrim attack Ugluk and his pals.
Magasiva has made a name for himself as straight-shooting policeman Mason Keeler in the television series “Jackson’s Wharf”. In 1998 he received the Chapman Tripp Best Newcomer Award for his role as Lua in the Taki Rua theatrical production “Sons”, also voted Outstanding New Play. Magasiva first came to the New Zealand public’s attention as Iagi in all three series of the satirical comedy “Skitz”.