2 Nov 2010

James Nesbitt and Adam Brown Join The Hobbit cast

Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has been chosen for the role of Bofur in The Hobbit movie. Nesbitt is an household name in the United Kingdom after the huge success of the comedy-drama Cold Feet (1997) and others dramatic roles since then, which brought him several nominations and awards. "James's charm, warmth and wit are legendary as is his range as an actor in both comedic and dramatic roles. We feel very lucky to be able to welcome him as one of our cast," said director Peter Jackson in a statement. Also joining Bilbo's Company is actor Adam Brown - “Adam is a wonderfully expressive actor and has a unique screen presence. I look forward to seeing him bring Ori to life ” Jackson added to his statement about the casting. Two more names we can add to the cast already known , more names to be announced soon . Release dates for The Hobbit movies are set for December 2012 / December 2013

(James Nesbitt 's pic courtesy of ginosprio.com)