LORD OF THE RINGS CASTING NEWS: Theoden, Galadriel, Wormtongue and Gollum's voice!!!
Published at: Oct. 7, 1999, 2:07 a.m. CST by staff
Hey folks, from the Fox Force Five, I got the following groovy scoop about some casting for LORD OF THE RINGS. Plus, I have some more groovy news. It looks as if I've been given the greenlight on the next Peter Jackson Q&A, DO NOT SEND QUESTIONS YET... I WILL DELETE THEM INSTANTLY IF YOU DO... WAIT TILL I ASK FOR THEM...
Meanwhile, this Friday... New Line Pictures will be sending out a Press Release announcing the big ol bit of casting. Almost all of it... we know. But, the new bits... which I got from Fox Force Five... are pretty groovy. It seems it is going to announce that Cate Blanchett is Galadriel. THEN.... Kevin "voice of Batman on the Batman Animated Series" Conway as Theoden. THEN.... Brad 'CHUCKY' Dourif as Wormtongue. And.... a fellow by the name of Andy Serkis as the voice of Gollum. The press release continues with a confirmation of Sean Astin/Samwise, Sean Bean/Boromir, Orlando Bloom/Legolas, Billy Boyd/Pippen, Ian Holm/Bilbo, Ian McKellen/Gandalf, Dominic Monaghan/Merry, John Rhys-Davies/Gimli, Christopher Lee/Saruman, Stuart Townsend/Aragorn, Liv Tyler/Arwen and Elijah Wood/Frodo. Not in the press release are Uma and Ethan. To find more on any of these actors... go check out IMDB.Com!!! And folks... Start smiling... we are days away from the start of shooting. Hip hip... hooray! This is.. confirmed.