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More News from the Shire

Posted on 06 October 2010 by Christian

The former Doctor Who star who was once rumored to have a role in “The Hobbit” has now confirmed that the rumors true, as well as another former doctor rumored for a role…

A few months back the website bleedingcool received a scoop that actor Sylvester McCoy, mostly known for his starring role as the doctor in Doctor Who, was cast in then director Guillermo Del Toro’s Hobbit movies, the prequel to popular film trilogy “The Lord Of The Rings. Then trouble in many forms hit the movie as well as Del Toro’s departure from what many believed to be a doomed project. Now with Peter Jackson on board and still a lot of trouble the great news of casting announcement has come our way.

Bleedingcool was happy to report that their scoop was indeed true. At the Armageddon Expo in Auckland, New Zealand the actor confirmed he is indeed cast in the (hopefully) upcoming Hobbit films. McCoy will be portraying Radagast The Brown.

The site is also reporting a rumor that popular Doctor Who actor, David Tennant may have also scored a role in the film. This rumor goes unconfirmed as of now, link below.

[comicbookmovie.com]

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