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Thrain (possible spoilers)...


Jan 28 2013, 3:11pm

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Thrain (possible spoilers)... Can't Post

I'm wondering how he will be incorporated into the next movie. Gandalf is obviously fighting him (the clip from the very first trailer)...but he looks a little dead. I wonder if he's just been tortured so badly that he looks like that, or if he's brought back by the necromancer somehow (and thus fighting gandalf). Any thoughts or theories?

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Jan 28 2013, 3:31pm

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50 plus years in an evil tower will make you look rather grim... [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jan 28 2013, 3:34pm

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Ha ha ha... [In reply to] Can't Post

He just needs a tan XD


Jan 28 2013, 3:47pm

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He's the tour guide [In reply to] Can't Post

Gandalf tried to get in without a ticket.

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Jan 28 2013, 3:52pm

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:s :s more necromanced theories? :s... I think he's simply become maddened, as in the book. (though of course the timeline is -completely- different)// [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jan 28 2013, 4:02pm

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I'm not a conspiracy theorist type... [In reply to] Can't Post

...but it wouldn't surprise me if PJ used it as a device to make the necromancer more prevalent. Just a fun thing to discuss on a rainy day :) I was trying to figure out how they will work thrain's backstory into the next movie, and that's the only clip we have to go by so far.


Jan 29 2013, 4:02pm

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Maybe a re-write [In reply to] Can't Post

The clip of Gandalf fight Thrain (or supposedly Thrain) was only in the first trailer before they split the movie into 3 parts I believe. I would not be surprised if they re-wrote the storyline of Thrain since they are doing lengthy pick ups this year.

I expect some sort of explanation as to how Gandalf met Thrain and got the map and key (probably in the prologue or in a flashback).


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