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No, all we've heard it ...

DanielLB
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Dain is played by Connolly, who may or may not sport a mohawk, and may or may not ride a boar into battle. And will be wearing a prosthetic.

Apart from appearance, we haven't been told anything about his actual characterisation.

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Why have comedians been cast in at least 4 roles? Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 10:40am
    Re: Runk Snusgrop Send a private message to Runk Snusgrop Apr 9 2013, 10:48am
    Distinguishing Shagrat Send a private message to Shagrat Apr 9 2013, 10:52am
        james cosmo!!!! Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 2:31pm
    Hm... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Apr 9 2013, 11:53am
    Stephen Fry Chubb-Baggins Send a private message to Chubb-Baggins Apr 9 2013, 11:59am
    Because Lindele Send a private message to Lindele Apr 9 2013, 12:06pm
    McKenzie and Colbert Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Apr 9 2013, 12:42pm
        which proves a point.... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Apr 9 2013, 3:44pm
            Bret is also a talented musician entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Apr 9 2013, 3:49pm
                Type JWPlatt Apr 9 2013, 8:08pm
                    I don't make decisions based on what Hollywood says or thinks entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Apr 9 2013, 8:15pm
                    thank you JWPlatt Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 10:04pm
                        You might be miffed by people's responses, because of the way your question(s) were worded. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 9 2013, 10:19pm
                            do you know of any other fantasy film Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 10:48pm
                                I didn't say I thought PJ wasn't taking it seriously. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 9 2013, 10:57pm
                                Has there been information Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Apr 9 2013, 11:07pm
                                    No, all we've heard it ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 9 2013, 11:20pm
                                        Thanks Daniel. :) / Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Apr 9 2013, 11:59pm
                                    The most important thing that we know about Dain Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful Apr 10 2013, 3:21am
                                        Hmm, good point. / Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Apr 10 2013, 3:39am
                                i think there's a difference Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 11:16pm
                                But, that's just it Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Apr 9 2013, 11:52pm
                                Fantasy Films with Comic Actors Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Apr 10 2013, 2:26pm
                                Harry Potter had multiple comedians dubulous Send a private message to dubulous Apr 11 2013, 12:53pm
                                    thats not in question Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 11 2013, 6:33pm
                                Well, much like life, The Hobbit is, in parts, a comedy, or at least comedic. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 11 2013, 10:21pm
    About Stephen Fry and Billy Connolly, painjoiker Send a private message to painjoiker Apr 9 2013, 12:57pm
    not so concerned about most of these Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 1:32pm
        To be honest, I'm not particularly concerned Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Apr 9 2013, 2:56pm
            colbert is Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 3:15pm
    A couple of points Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 2:23pm
        I know where you are coming from Hamfast of Gamwich Send a private message to Hamfast of Gamwich Apr 9 2013, 2:53pm
        Characters Lindele Send a private message to Lindele Apr 9 2013, 3:03pm
            I do not say Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 3:19pm
                It's not odd at all DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 9 2013, 3:43pm
                Not sure I understand... dubulous Send a private message to dubulous Apr 9 2013, 6:01pm
                because There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Apr 9 2013, 8:54pm
        That's the exact reaction they are going for. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 9 2013, 10:40pm
        I don't mind Fry, however, Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Apr 10 2013, 12:55am
            He can have interest in the acting for acting's sake... Username4242 Send a private message to Username4242 Apr 10 2013, 1:06am
            I am still not certain Dain will be intended as an easy favourite. I think there a real possiblity that there will be tension betwixt AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 11 2013, 10:56pm
    Because they are all very fine actors. Comedy doesnt come without acting. Really very simple. Gorbag Send a private message to Gorbag Apr 9 2013, 3:35pm
        indeed! swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Apr 9 2013, 3:49pm
            cumbersmaug!!!! Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 3:50pm
                Cumbersmaug! Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Apr 9 2013, 8:56pm
                    ho-lee cow--- i mean -- ho-lee cumbersmaug! Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 9 2013, 9:24pm
                Cumbersmaugs and... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Apr 10 2013, 4:02am
        well I think I have the right Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 5:17pm
            We don't know what we will be getting with Dain. As Voronwe says, AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 10 2013, 8:47pm
    Billy Connolly in the Boondock Saints-- Username4242 Send a private message to Username4242 Apr 9 2013, 6:35pm
        you dont seem to have read my post Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 9 2013, 9:59pm
            Er, that's silly then. Username4242 Send a private message to Username4242 Apr 9 2013, 10:39pm
                Asked And Answered JWPlatt Apr 10 2013, 12:58am
                    JWPlatt Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 10:02am
                        Well... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Apr 10 2013, 11:45am
                            I will try one last time to be clearer Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 12:07pm
                                And this is all fine. Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Apr 10 2013, 12:27pm
                                    Arannir Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 1:16pm
                                        It *is* rather ungracious though Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Apr 10 2013, 2:21pm
                                            I think you are taking me far too seriously Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 4:07pm
                                                It's all in one's perspective, true Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Apr 10 2013, 4:23pm
                                Pre-emptive negativity is fairly imprecise Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Apr 10 2013, 12:42pm
                                    Escapist Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 1:20pm
                                        As tricky as it may be, Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Apr 10 2013, 1:34pm
                                            That's true Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Apr 10 2013, 2:19pm
                                We've all answered number 4. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 10 2013, 12:49pm
                                    Daniel Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 1:23pm
                                        Since we're all here for a conversation ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 10 2013, 3:07pm
                                            My mothers family is Italian living in US Mahtion Send a private message to Mahtion Apr 10 2013, 8:21pm
                                    Expectations JWPlatt Apr 10 2013, 3:45pm
                                        you hit the proverbial Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 4:02pm
                                        3 "comedians" have been cast as 3 minor characters DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 10 2013, 4:06pm
                                            Exactly Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Apr 10 2013, 4:19pm
                                Can you name me any role Connelly has played where he's been a buffoon-like character? Hamfast of Gamwich Send a private message to Hamfast of Gamwich Apr 10 2013, 3:37pm
                                    GOD! I LOVE your signature!!!! AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 10 2013, 8:43pm
            Well... I got what you asked so I am a little confused and not sure who the one is with the "knee-jerk reactions". Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Apr 10 2013, 8:07am
    I like all those actors. sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Apr 9 2013, 6:41pm
    James Nesbitt is also a bit of a comedian and Martin Freeman has been in comedies // QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Apr 9 2013, 6:44pm
        YES: Martin freeman glor Send a private message to glor Apr 9 2013, 6:59pm
            Audacious perspiciousness Finrod Send a private message to Finrod Apr 10 2013, 12:46am
    In Bret's case Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Apr 9 2013, 8:54pm
    Since the movie isn't released yet, we can only guess. Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Apr 9 2013, 10:15pm
    Why have you made a thread complaining about comedians casted who are not exclusively comedians? Mahtion Send a private message to Mahtion Apr 9 2013, 11:52pm
        Small correction to my above post Mahtion Send a private message to Mahtion Apr 10 2013, 12:21am
    Dain isn't funny . . . The Master? Arguable. The Goblin King? Again, arguable, but I AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 10 2013, 1:43am
    You forgot one ... arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Apr 10 2013, 3:33am
    Well, let's see... Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Apr 10 2013, 4:41am
        Figwit/Lindir related question... sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Apr 10 2013, 1:35pm
            Presumably the same. Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Apr 11 2013, 3:25am
                Yes, it's a shame... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Apr 11 2013, 6:50am
                    Figwit Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Apr 11 2013, 11:32am
                If they had dyed his hair blonde and named him Glorfindel. . . AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 11 2013, 10:25pm
    I guess it's because comedians, especially British comedians, tend to have a range far beyond "funny". They're great character actors. erynion Send a private message to erynion Apr 10 2013, 7:25pm
    A reasonable question Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Apr 10 2013, 9:22pm
        I thought the casting for LOTR Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 10 2013, 10:01pm
            Really? You don't think Balin was maginficently cast? I have to strongly disagree there. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 11 2013, 10:14pm
                I agree Balin was great Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 11 2013, 10:24pm
                    I understand. The Bofur of these films does look more like a Time Bandits dwarf, HOWEVER, AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Apr 11 2013, 11:22pm
                        I imagined Dwarves Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 12 2013, 12:42pm
                Balin was superb Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Apr 12 2013, 1:15pm
                    Dander JWPlatt Apr 12 2013, 1:53pm
                        Head N' Shoulders Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Apr 12 2013, 3:01pm
    I never make judgments.... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Apr 11 2013, 1:34am
    Mr. Elwen has promised to never speak ill of Peter Jackson's Elwen Send a private message to Elwen Apr 11 2013, 2:11pm

 
 
 

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