The Hobbit – MovieJust announced! Academy Award Winning director Peter Jackson, the man behind the original Lord Of The Rings trilogy will be extending his planned two part Hobbit film into three and shooting is scheduled to begin soon. Casting calls and auditions for a number of exciting roles in The Hobbit are being planned and submissions from aspiring actors of all ages are being accepted now. This is an amazing chance to be a part of film history.The Hobbit will be a three movie adaptation of the literary classic written by J. R. R. Tolkien and will serve as a direct prequel to the worldwide smash hit Lord Of The Rings films. The film will follow Bilbo Baggins as he ventures away from his home and begins the adventure of a lifetime wherein he battles goblins, giant spiders and the nefarious Gollum and ultimately claims a vast treasure guarded by Smaug the dragon at the Lonely Mountain. Coming on the heels of the magnificent Lord Of The Rings trilogy that grossed a combined 3 billion dollars worldwide, The Hobbit may just be the most anticipated film series of all time. Mr. Jackson has recruited an impressive cast thus far including Martin Freeman (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Sherlock) as the legendary Bilbo Baggins, and returning stars Ian Mckellen (Sherlock, X-Men) as Gandalf, Cate Blanchett (The Aviator, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) as Galadriel, Elijah Wood (Wilfred, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) as Frodo, Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl , Kingdom of Heaven) as Legolas and Andy Serkis (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Adventures of Tintin) as Gollum. This series will be a perfect mixture of fan favorite characters from the previous films and a crop of memorable new players. Auditions and casting calls for this unforgettable film event will be happening soon. To apply for upcoming casting opportunities or for more information for this production you can send an email here firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay tuned for all of the up to the minute audition details for this project and leave a comment below and tell us why you want to be cast in the epic three part film The Hobbit.