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Evangeline Lilly is in Wellington.

Ataahua
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Aug 22 2011, 9:27pm

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Evangeline Lilly is in Wellington. Can't Post

The Mail Online has a photo of her, her son and boyfriend walking on Oriental Parade in Wellington, here.

It's nice to see her looking so relaxed. :)

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Dwarves: "Pretty rings..."
Men: "Pretty rings..."
Sauron: "Mine's better."

"Ah, how ironic, the addictive qualities of Sauron’s master weapon led to its own destruction. Which just goes to show, kids - if you want two small and noble souls to succeed on a mission of dire importance... send an evil-minded b*****d with them too." - Gandalf's Diaries, final par, by Ufthak.


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Gollum the Great
Rohan


Aug 22 2011, 9:30pm

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Her son is a cutie! [In reply to] Can't Post

 

Lord Sméagol? Gollum the Great? The Gollum! Eat fish every day, three times a day; fresh from the sea. Most Precious Gollum!


dormouse
Half-elven

Aug 22 2011, 9:47pm

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Ooh - nice to know something's happening! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for the link.

She looks much more elf-like as herself - and the baby's sweet. I'm sure they can fit him in somewhere - hobbit baby, child from Esgaroth... Wink


DamienEngland
Rivendell

Aug 23 2011, 11:51am

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They look happy, but ... [In reply to] Can't Post

   


Am I the only one thinking it'll be tough for Dominic Monaghan when he inevitably visits the set with Elijah & Billy later on this year?

It's hard enough seeing your ex at the best of times, but with a baby, her new beau, and now part of something that was a big part of his life before they met as opposed to their shared life on Lost, must be weird to say the least. Like his immediate past and distant past colliding right in front of him.

Or maybe he's more mature than I'm giving him credit, is glad to see her happy, and put a good word in for her with Pete!

Either way, good luck to them all. Smile



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The Wanderer
The Shire


Aug 23 2011, 4:22pm

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Lovely. [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for the link! She looks pretty happy <3


Ataahua
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Aug 23 2011, 7:38pm

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I had that thought too. / [In reply to] Can't Post

 

Celebrimbor: "Pretty rings..."
Dwarves: "Pretty rings..."
Men: "Pretty rings..."
Sauron: "Mine's better."

"Ah, how ironic, the addictive qualities of Sauron’s master weapon led to its own destruction. Which just goes to show, kids - if you want two small and noble souls to succeed on a mission of dire importance... send an evil-minded b*****d with them too." - Gandalf's Diaries, final par, by Ufthak.


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RosieLass
Valinor


Aug 23 2011, 9:45pm

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Will they even cross paths? [In reply to] Can't Post

I hope her role isn't so big that she needs to be there for months on end.

And I would presume any visit the boys make will be relatively short. I mean, I dunno, but what would they do after they'd visited the set and said "hey" to everyone?



It is always those with the fewest sensible things to say who make the loudest noise in saying them. --Precious Ramotswe (Alexander McCall Smith)


Kangi Ska
Half-elven


Aug 23 2011, 11:37pm

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Her role is so big that she will be there for months on end. [In reply to] Can't Post

At least that is what has been said.

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Maiarmike
Grey Havens


Aug 24 2011, 12:19am

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

...she doesn't feel like making the 13 hour flight a bunch of times back and forth, so they're staying until they don't need her anymore. At least that's what I would do.

"I warn you, if you bore me, I shall take my revenge"
--J.R.R. Tolkien


Milknut
Rohan


Aug 24 2011, 2:28am

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Dom is a professional actor. [In reply to] Can't Post

He'll find some way to get through it. Tongue

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Kangi Ska
Half-elven


Aug 24 2011, 9:21am

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It is my understanding [In reply to] Can't Post

that they parted on amicable terms.

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namarie
Rohan


Aug 24 2011, 5:11pm

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How nice of her to have the Hobbit book in the stroller [In reply to] Can't Post

Smile

I hope I'm not mistaken.
It's the edition illustrated by Alan Lee.


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Bombadil
Half-elven


Aug 24 2011, 10:09pm

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I zoomed in in the Photo 400%, it looks like a copy of the LOTR.... [In reply to] Can't Post

Big Thick Book and the Back cover, with what looks like Alan's, Minas Tirth Artwork on the Back side. Which is faceing up....xoxoBomb


(This post was edited by Bombadil on Aug 24 2011, 10:10pm)


sarahb1863
Rivendell


Aug 25 2011, 12:30am

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Has she [In reply to] Can't Post

read any of the books? Does she know what the story's about?


Flagg
Tol Eressea


Aug 25 2011, 12:55pm

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I don't think it would make any difference. [In reply to] Can't Post

It's not like she's playing a character from the book or anything.


painjoiker
Grey Havens

Aug 25 2011, 1:36pm

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I think she will do a better job if she DON'T read it :P [In reply to] Can't Post


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It's not like she's playing a character from the book or anything.



Ruxendil_Thoorg
Tol Eressea

Aug 25 2011, 1:37pm

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It might if [In reply to] Can't Post

...she's intends her performance to be informed by Tolkien's descriptions of the Mirkwood silvan elves.

If the book she is carrying is LOTR or anything by Tolkien, I see that as a good sign that she wants her performance to feel authentic and to honor Tolkien's vision of that culture. Can't hurt, anyway.

"That doesn't make much sense to me. But then again, you are quite small. Perhaps you're right."


dream wanderer
The Shire

Aug 25 2011, 2:24pm

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Back when she was on LOST [In reply to] Can't Post

she did an interview where she said she was a huge Lord of the Rings fan. That's one of the reasons she and Dom started hanging out together...that and their love of bugs and the outdoors.

Now whether she was a fan of the books and/or the movie I do not know.


(This post was edited by dream wanderer on Aug 25 2011, 2:26pm)


Gollum the Great
Rohan


Aug 25 2011, 4:31pm

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She loves BUGS?! // [In reply to] Can't Post

 

Lord Sméagol? Gollum the Great? The Gollum! Eat fish every day, three times a day; fresh from the sea. Most Precious Gollum!


dream wanderer
The Shire

Aug 25 2011, 6:29pm

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Apparently [In reply to] Can't Post

She's a real outdoorsy kind of woman. Loves to climb trees, white water rafting and rock climbing etc. I'm not surprised she was offered the role of a wood elf.


(This post was edited by dream wanderer on Aug 25 2011, 6:30pm)

 
 

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