Evangeline Lilly had 1 condition to sign on for The Hobbit (but Jackson broke it)

Coming off her lengthy stint on Lost, Evangeline Lilly had just one condition for Peter Jackson when she agreed to co-star in The Hobbit — and too bad for her, Jackson broke his promise halfway through the shoot.

Minor spoilers ahead for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug!

After being at the center of a big ol’ love triangle on Lost, Lilly wanted her Hobbit role to focus on the elf ass-kicking, as opposed to the “will they/won’t they” of a relationship. During the auditions, Jackson said he’d have no problem working around that “promise.”

Well, at least until they decided to turn the two-parter into a full-fledged trilogy, making way for some extensive reshoots to flesh out some storylines. According to Lilly, it was all over once she got word the studio wanted to add a little more spice to her elf story:

“We came back for reshoots in 2012 … and they were like, 'Uh, the studio would really like to see…' And I was like, 'Here we go. Here we go' [shakes her bowed head]. And sure enough I'm in another love triangle.”

Yep, so that’s apparently where the tangled tale of Tauriel’s knowing glances with Legolas came from, while she also deals with a crush on dwarf warrior Kili (Aidan Turner) along the way. Oh, drama.

What did you think of Lilly’s character? Did you like the love triangle story?

(Via Yahoo!)