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22 October 2010 @ 09:08 am
When fandoms collide...  
OK - I was amused mid-week to find out that Clem Tibber, who played Little John's son in Robin Hood, also played William Shakespeare's son Hamnet in A Waste of Shame when Billy was being played by Rupert "D.I. Lestrade" Graves. (But then again given the incestuous nature of BBC Drama casting just about everybody has been in everything with everybody else at some point!)

But this morning's news...

Martin "John Watson" Freeman is confirmed as playing Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit - no wait - hold the squee - it gets better.

Richard Armitage is playing Thorin Oakenshield! Richard Bloody Armitage!!!

And Aidan Turner from Being Human is playing Kili!!

If the rumours about David Tennant also getting a part are confirmed then my head may very well explode...

 
 
 
robinfanaticrobinfanatic on October 22nd, 2010 08:05 pm (UTC)
*stares off into space*

wow... there are no words... fingers crossed the rumour about DT are true!! (not that I want your head to explode mind you!)

Edited at 2010-10-22 08:05 pm (UTC)