Brian Cox Rumoured For Role As ‘Hobbit’ Dwarf
According to the ever-reliable Ain’t It Cool News, the Scottish actor is a leading contender to play one of the 13 dwarves on a quest to mug Smaug the dragon and steal his treasure in the movie version of JRR Tolkien’s timeless book.
Andy Serkis and Sir Ian McKellan – both of whom starred in the Lord of The Rings movies – are the only confirmed actors on The Hobbit so far.
It is all but confirmed that the project will be split into two separate films targeted for release in 2012.
That’s providing the world doesn’t come to an end first – bloody Mayans.