The best thing about Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy may have been the opportunity to see Andy Serkis take the weird-but-benign Smeagol and turn him into the desperate and terrifying Gollum. But Frodo very nearly met the same fate.
It's hard to believe that The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey will hit theatres in less than two months—and it's also hard to believe that almost 10 years have passed since we saw The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in theaters. But what's really amazing is that Elijah Wood, who played our brave Hobbit, Frodo Baggins, has barely changed at all.
The once and future Frodo Baggins just finished his bit for The Hobbit—which director Peter Jackson is shooting in 3D—and while Wood sees nothing wrong with 3D, in theory, the way George Lucas is doing it for the Star Wars saga is pissing him off.
We've known for a while that Elijah Wood was headed back to Hobbiton to don the wig, ears and feet of Frodo Baggins once again for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit. What we didn't know was exactly why, but new photos and a visit to the set are shedding light on where Frodo fits in.
Hobbits of the Four Farthings are known for many things. Their love of peace and quiet, good tilled earth ... and (apparently) brawling in the boxing ring!
You loved Elijah Wood in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but don't forget where the future Frodo began—Back to the Future Part II. That's right. Back to the Future Part II.
Take out the pipe-weed, because Frodo's coming back to Middle-earth! Not only has Elijah Wood been confirmed to reprise his role of the couragous hobbit who climbed Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, but we also know HOW Frodo will make his appearance in the two-parter.
Elijah Wood and Jennifer Connelly voice a steampunk apocalypse.
Go behind the scenes with Shane Acker, Elijah Wood and Jennifer Connelly in a post-apocalyptic stitchpunk world.
Co-star Jennifer Connelly and director Shane Acker also see allusions to earlier films.