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William Kircher discusses pranks on the Hobbit Set

He talks about Martin in the production diaries and discusses stealing Aidan Turner’s underpants in retaliation for a prank Aidan pulled during filming of a battle scene in BotFA

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Hugh and Aaron’s banter appreciation

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some more auj bts stuff i havent seen before that i found on an old vid i never knew i downloaded hehe 

One thing Middle-earth is short on is the feminine. It’s a pity, because a female dwarf would have been fun. Bilbo’s mother, the “famous Belladonna Took,” will make a brief appearance in the extended DVD/Blu-ray edition but in the film itself, thank goodness for the ravishing re-appearance of Cate Blanchett’s serene Galadriel. She is so sweet to Gandalf, countering the sinister presence of a mournful Saruman at the conference table. Actually Christopher Lee wasn’t with the rest of us, filming in New Zealand. His contribution was shot back home in London and then sliced into the scene, though you can’t tell, of course.