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Bruce Campbell's thoughts on Sam Raimi & The Hobbit with Bob Shaye...

Grey Havens

Aug 23 2007, 6:51pm

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From rottentomatoes.com:

Bruce Campbell Warns Raimi About Tricksy Hobbits
Direct smart, Campbell says.

by Fred Topel | August 21, 2007

Bruce Campbell knows he's always got a role in a Sam Raimi movie, but if the director indeed takes on The Hobbit for New Line, longtime friend Campbell has some words of warning.

"Well, I hope they pay Sam his overages like they didn't pay Peter Jackson," Campbell said. "Hey, if they ain't paying Peter Jackson overages, I'd be very afraid, but that's me."

Campbell seemed surprised to hear the news that Raimi was in the running. He hadn't heard that even New Line head Bob Shaye is after him. He did have some thoughts on Shaye though. "Bob Shaye-dy? New Lies Cinema? Yeah, these are the guys who distributed the first Evil Dead, don't forget. So, you know, enough said there."

Were all the politics to be worked out, Campbell did consider a Hobbit cameo as "hopefully someone that torments the hobbit. Hopefully someone who's not the hobbit."

Bob Shade-y?!

New Lies Cinema?!

I love Bruce Campbell... what a sharp tongue! I think he'd be great in The Hobbit & I think he'd work beautifully with Peter Jackson (sans Sam Raimi, I hope!).

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Bruce Campbell's thoughts on Sam Raimi & The Hobbit with Bob Shaye... diedye Send a private message to diedye Aug 23 2007, 6:51pm
    I (heart) Bruce deej Send a private message to deej Aug 23 2007, 8:15pm
        OOh, I've got it! JRandomRohirrim Send a private message to JRandomRohirrim Aug 23 2007, 11:11pm
        It wasn't in "The Quick and the Dead", Humbert Send a private message to Humbert Sep 25 2007, 11:23pm
    Another reason to LOVE Campbell! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Aug 23 2007, 11:32pm


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