A week or so ago word hit the web â€“ with a thump! â€“ that Hugo Weaving was set to reprise his role as Elrond (from â€œLord of the Ringsâ€) for Guillermo Del Toroâ€™s â€œThe Hobbitâ€. Thing is, itâ€™s news to Weaving, who told me earlier today (at an interview for his new film, â€œLast Rideâ€) that heâ€™s yet to have a discussion with anyone concerning the film.
â€œI knew that if and when it happened Iâ€™d get a call and weâ€™d chat about it, but I havenâ€™t spoken to anyone about it. Someone said to me â€˜I hear youâ€™re doing the Hobbit?â€™ I said â€˜Well, um, probablyâ€™, they said â€œNo, no. youâ€™ve signed onâ€™. I havenâ€™t actually talked to anyone about it. Doesnâ€™t mean I wonâ€™t be doing it, [Iâ€™m] just not onboard yet.â€
Weaving hasnâ€™t met the prequelâ€™s director but says the heâ€™s â€œreally excited that [Del Toro] is directing. Heâ€™s a fantastic choice â€“ an absolutely wonderful choice, just brilliant. Itâ€™d be good to get back together with Andy Serkis and Ian McKellan, and whoever else comes back â€“ thereâ€™s not many other characters that could come back I guess. Bilbo is back, but youâ€™ve got to have a much younger version of the character. Whereas Elves and Wizards it doesnâ€™t matter â€“ you might just have to age me back thoughâ€, he laughs.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.