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Gollum Gollum
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Did they really consider putting an adult Aragorn in the Hobbit movie?
Some time ago someone told me that they really had considered it and today I found the pic... [] I'm so happy that Viggo refused!
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But that pic looks like one of those fake FAIL pics ubiquitous on the internet. um
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I'd say it makes no difference now whether they really considered it or not []
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I'm surprised a movie star would turn down the payday. Looks like Viggo is one of few in that industry with some integrity... well done sir. []
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Yeah, Viggo actually read and understood the books.

(Que DQI's whinge below)

[ 03-27-2014, 02:04 PM: Message edited by: Snöwdog ]

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Roll of Honor The DarkQueen Iauraearien
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Fairly sure he hadn't read LotR (or heard of it IIRC) when he took the role, so let's not go overboard here. [] He started reading the books on the plane to New Zealand.

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Snöwdog
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Didn't say when he read it. Just said he read it and understood it. []
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But did he read it before drinks were served [on the flight], or after? That can possibly affect understanding.

And New Zealand is a long flight... well depending upon where one is starting from I guess.

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(Que DQI's whinge below)
"Cue". []

Besides, is trivia a whinge?

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(Que the DCueI Cue) []
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Gollum² said:
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I guess he thought it would be way too hard to play a 10 year old. []

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If you're going to bring in Aragorn, why not Gimli? He is around 50 years older than Aragorn and could easily have been brought in to tie the two (if anyone thought it necessary beyond that nice little prologue), but he never gets so much as a mention by his father.
You wrote this before Part 2 came out, where Gimli DOES get a mention by his father []
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