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Billy Boyd Had Tough Time Writing Final Song For The Hobbit Franchise

Scottish actor/singer Billy Boyd struggled to find the right words to bid a fond farewell to Middle-earth as he sat down to write the song which will play over the end credits of the final...

Dominic Monaghan And Billy Boyd Served Drinks At Hobbit Pub

Lord Of The Rings stars Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd surprised tourists during a recent visit to New Zealand by serving up drinks at an inn inspired by the popular book series.The pals spent years...

Billy Boyd To Perform At Cancer Charity Event

Actor/musician Billy Boyd is to use his singing talents to raise money for a children's cancer charity by performing at a benefit concert in Scotland next year (14).The Lord of the Rings star, who is...

Dominic Monaghan & Billy Boyd Writing Movie Comedy

LORD OF THE RINGS stars Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan are putting the finishing touches on a film comedy they have been writing since becoming best friends on the set of the movie trilogy a...

Ill Billy Boyd Ruined Orlando Bloom's Romance Hopes

Orlando Bloom's hopes of romance during a trip to Thailand were dashed when his roommate Billy Boyd was struck down with food poisoning.The British actor and his fellow Lord of the Rings stars Boyd and...

Billy Boyd Marries

Actor BILLY BOYD has married his longterm partner in a romantic post-Christmas ceremony in his native Scotland.Boyd exchanged vows with Ali MCKinnon, the mother of his four-year-old son Jack, on Wednesday (29Dec10) at a church...

Boyd To Wed

LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is set to marry his long term partner by the end of the year (10) - and he wants THE PROCLAIMERS to perform at the wedding.The Scottish actor,...

Boyd Wants Hobbit Cameo

LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD wants to appear in the upcoming THE HOBBIT movie - in a disguised cameo role.The actor played a mythical Hobbit in the trilogy alongside Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood...

Lord Of The Rings' Boyd Is Broke

The LORD OF THE RINGS film trilogy did little to boost BILLY BOYD's bank balance - the actor insists he's completely broke.The Scottish star played lovable Hobbit Peregrin 'Pippin' Took in the hit movies, which...

Hobbits To Return For Prequel

LORD OF THE RINGS star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is convinced he will be returning to the magical franchise for upcoming prequel THE HOBBIT along with co-stars ELIJAH WOOD, SEAN ASTIN and BILLY BOYD. The actors played...

Lost Star Exhibits Photos Of Co-stars

LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN has embraced his artistic side by opening his own photography exhibition.'Happy Accidents', which will be on display from today in West Hollywood, features pictures of his famous co stars from LOST...

By on 14 March 2008

Lost Star Gets Lead Role

LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN has landed the lead role in the upcoming thriller PET.The actor, who starred in all three LORD OF THE RINGS films, will play a loner who kidnaps his high school crush,...

By on 07 February 2008

Connery: 'I'm Happy And Healthy'

LATEST: SIR SEAN CONNERY has laughed off reports a health scare was to blame for his no-show at a Scottish event in New York on Monday (02APR07), insisting he was just undergoing a check-up. The...

Boyd Forced To Rename Band

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD has been forced to change his new rock band's name after discovering two other groups were already using the ANGEL'S SHARE moniker. The 38-year-old Scottish actor originally...

Monaghan Stole Hobbits' Feet

British actor DOMINIC MONAGHAN has finally owned up to stealing the furry hobbits' feet from THE LORD OF THE RINGS set, so he could give them away as present. The LOST star and fellow hobbits...

Lord Of The Rings Star Turns To Music

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is taking a break from acting to pursue a career in rock. The Scottish actor, who played PIPPIN in the blockbuster trilogy, insists music has always been...

Boyd's Baby Joy

Scottish screen star BILLY BOYD's partner ALI MCKINNON gave birth to their first child on Wednesday (26APR06). Boyd's son weighed in at six pounds 10 ounces (three kilograms) and mother and baby are doing well....

Wood Wanted Kong Role

Diminutive actor ELIJAH WOOD wanted to reprise his role as a hobbit in KING KONG, but had to shelve the idea because his fellow THE LORD OF THE RINGS stars were too busy. The...

Cycling Movie Saved From Ruin

The British cycling movie based on the life of GRAEME OBREE - who became World Champion on a bike made from a washing machine - has been saved from financial ruin by administrators. THE...

Monaghan's Lotr Depression

British actor DOMINIC MONAGHAN was left in a deep depression after spending four years filming and promoting THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy of films - and he credits co-star BILLY BOYD with helping him...

Billy Boyd: 'I'm Not A Lord Of The Bling'

Actor BILLY BOYD is frustrated people assume he is rich after starring in THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy - because he didn't get paid much for the films. The Scottish star - who...

Boyd Nearly Died In Surf Disaster

THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor BILLY BOYD nearly drowned when a surfing adventure went horribly wrong last year (04). The Scottish star was convinced he was going to die a watery death when...

Boyd Loves Wearing Women's Underwear

THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor BILLY BOYD loved wearing women's underwear on the set of his forthcoming film ON A CLEAR DAY - but was devastated his bottom wasn't firm enough for a G-string....

Billy Boyd Gets Ready For Another Boating Trip With Crowe

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is getting ready to set sail for the high seas with RUSSELL CROWE again after revealing plans to make a sequel to seafaring drama MASTER + COMMANDER:...

Surfing Therapy For Monaghan

Surfing helped DOMINIC MONAGHAN overcome his post-LORD OF THE RINGS depression as he struggled to cope with life after filming on the epic trilogy stopped. The German-born actor moved to Hollywood from Manchester, England,...

Hobbits Plan A Return For The Hobbit

The stars of LORD OF THE RINGS have given director PETER JACKSON a promise they'll return for THE HOBBIT if the New Zealand director decides to complete the JRR TOLKIEN saga - even though their...

Boyd Loves 'Evil' Chucky Role

LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is delighted to be finally shedding his innocent hobbit role to become an evil doll in the latest CHUCKY movie. The Scottish actor provides the voice-over in...

Monaghan Reveals Rings Surfing Secret

LORD OF THE RINGS star DOMINIC MONAGHAN owes VIGGO MORTENSEN a huge debt of gratitude after the movie hunk saved him from a hefty fine and a reprimand on the set of the epic trilogy...

Spearritt Joins Chucky Cast

Former S CLUB 7 singer HANNAH SPEARRITT is making further steps to secure a career as a Hollywood actress, after landing a role in the fifth installment of the CHUCKY horror franchise. SEED OF...

Hobbit Billy Becomes Chucky's Son

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is set to terrify fans in his next movie - he'll play the son of horror doll CHUCKY. The Scottish actor has signed up to voice...

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