Billy Connolly Joins the Cast of ‘The Hobbit’


It seems that Peter Jackson return to middle earth with ‘The Hobbit’ still has a few surprises up it’s sleeve with this later casting news.

Comedian and actor Billy Connolly will join the cast as Dain Ironfoot, second cousin of of Thorin Oakenshield (played by Richard Armitage )

“We could not think of a more fitting actor to play Dain Ironfoot, the staunchest and toughest of Dwarves, than Billy Connelly, the Big Yin himself,” Jackson said in a statement. “With Billy stepping into this role, the cast of “The Hobbit” is now complete. We can’t wait to see him on the Battlefield!”  says Peter Jackson.

I can not do anything but agree with you Mr Jackson.
GS Reporter: Nuge

Source: Variety

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