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Ryan Gage Tweets About Hobbit "Costume Fitting"

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Jul 14 2011, 10:20am

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Ryan Gage Tweets About Hobbit "Costume Fitting" Can't Post

Of late there seems to be no let up to the slew of Hobbit-related news... and we're not complaining.

Dwarf revelations aside, today brings a very interesting tweet by Ryan Gage, cast originally in the role of Drogo Baggins, the father of Frodo Baggins (played, of course, by Elijah Wood).

Had a costume fitting today and met Elijah Wood for the first time. What a really nice guy!

Early this May, Peter Jackson announced via Facebook that Ryan Gage would be playing the Master of Laketown's conniving civil servant, Alfrid.

Thanks to TORn spy Patrick A. for the tip.

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Earl
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Jul 14 2011, 6:42pm

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Copying over the UPDATE from the Home Page article [In reply to] Can't Post

From the Home Page:


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UPDATE: It seems Ryan Gage is in the UK, and upon reading this post, a reliable source has written in to inform us that the production will probably be filming with Sir Christopher Lee in the UK during the production “break”. How great is that!?




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Flagg
Tol Eressea


Jul 14 2011, 6:44pm

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That's wonderful to hear. [In reply to] Can't Post

But the real question for me is who'll be directing Saruman's scenes.


redgiraffe
Rohan

Jul 14 2011, 6:45pm

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I honestly don't care [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm just glad they are getting christopher lee filmed. I'm so happy he's gonna be able to do it! IMO no one else can do Saruman justice.

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Bound
Rohan


Jul 14 2011, 6:47pm

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Awesome ... [In reply to] Can't Post

I love the idea of a mini shoot in England. It's great that they are going to get Christopher Lee's in these movies. Let's hope they can shoot decent material and not just a cameo material...

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RosieLass
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Jul 14 2011, 6:55pm

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He could almost direct himself. // [In reply to] Can't Post

 



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Mad Hatter of Middle-Earth
Lorien


Jul 14 2011, 7:03pm

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Yes! [In reply to] Can't Post

Christopher Lee is so amazing and I am thoroughly happy he is returning to middle-earth. I do hope he has substancial scenes in the Hobbit. It will be fun to see Saruman before he was totally corrupted.

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Patty
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Jul 14 2011, 7:11pm

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Ya got that right, RosieLass! Oh man, this is good news to hear... [In reply to] Can't Post

y'all know I'm a continuity stickler. I SO want the real Saruman in these films!

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Kangi Ska
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Jul 14 2011, 7:15pm

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Andy S (Second Unit Director) said he was going home over break and [In reply to] Can't Post

I thought there was something a bit odd about the way he said it.

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Patty
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Jul 14 2011, 7:21pm

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Wonder if they will be shoot Ian Holm then, too. / [In reply to] Can't Post

 

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dormouse
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Jul 14 2011, 7:41pm

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Andy Serkis is in the UK [In reply to] Can't Post

... or he was a few days ago when he appeared on TV.


Theodred
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Jul 14 2011, 8:41pm

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Sorry to say this, but I'm not convinced... [In reply to] Can't Post

that it really is Ryan Gage and not a faker who's tweeting like Ryan Gage, because:

A) He has no verified account
B) He has only 157 followers, not very much for an actor
C) I haven't read from a second source that can confirm that Ryan Gage and Elijah Wood are both in the UK

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Pipe Dream
Gondor


Jul 14 2011, 9:25pm

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I was wondering that myself. [In reply to] Can't Post

Elijah Wood said he wouldn't be in the UK until October.

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Bryan
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Jul 14 2011, 10:23pm

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He could've meant New Zealand in October, and UK first. // [In reply to] Can't Post

 


marlonbrando76
The Shire

Jul 15 2011, 8:25am

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Mr Lee bring back saruman this month? [In reply to] Can't Post

when i 've read mr wood news, i understand he go in NZ in october but before he shoot something else in UK, so i really hope PJ and Andy Serkins go to London to shoot Mr Lee scenes, and i really hope Lee will have a large role... i wonder to see Saruman like a good wizard became an evil guy!

i hope PJ can confirm it very very soon.

God bless you Mr Lee!!!! you are the only SARUMAN


Compa_Mighty
Tol Eressea


Jul 15 2011, 9:03am

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Which is not only great, but truly AWESOME! // [In reply to] Can't Post

 

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Maiarmike
Grey Havens


Jul 15 2011, 10:37am

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I'm so glad that Sir Chris is able to do his scenes for the film, he looked pretty good the last I saw him in some videos from April or May. The one thing I hope though, is that they do his scenes proper. I don't want to hear that he had to do everything alone, in front of a green-screen with no actors to work off of, such as McKellen. It would be a shame for them to not build some sets like Orthanc for him at least, or wherever Saruman was staying at the time.

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Sunflower
Valinor

Jul 15 2011, 2:22pm

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The possibilty of Andy directing Chris Lee. Wonderful! That Peter would have such faith in him to direct a non-action peice, really sink his teeth into something substantial, that would be fantastic. Esp Saruman. Of course this is all speculation, but if it is true, it would be a huge boost for Andy. Maybe someday he can become a director in his own right. He won't be of an age to hop around in a gimp suit forever.

And if Lee is being filmed very soon--then all I can say is, like San, "O great glory and splendor, all my wishes have come true!"
Well,..if he is filmed and lives to see his perormance...then I may say that.

 
 

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