Billy Connolly

Comedian Billy Connolly tells Peter Jackson he doesn't like The Hobbit, gets cast as dwarf
Mar 10, 2014

Apparently the new best way to star in a Peter Jackson joint is to admit you don't like The Hobbit or its fans.

Hobbit star hasn't read book and 'I ... don't like people who have'
Dec 17, 2012

Though most would agree that J.R.R. Tolkien can build worlds with the best of them, opinions can sometimes vary on The Lord of the Rings author's actual writing style. Now we know at least one star of the upcoming Hobbit films is definitely not a fan.

Look who Peter Jackson just cast as The Hobbit's 'toughest' dwarf
Dec 16, 2012

Middle-earth is getting even more crowded. With the first of two films based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novel The Hobbit set to open this December, director Peter Jackson has cast the actor who will portray one of the toughest dwarfs in the gang.