Quote: "It was a daunting prospect but when I got there I quickly inhaled and exhaled - it's a marvellous country. It was life-changing." Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt was nervous about moving to New Zealand to film his role in The Hobbit movie trilogy.
Fact: Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt has been announced as the latest addition to the cast of The Hobbit. The COLD FEET star will portray dwarf Bofur in the upcoming Lord Of The Rings prequel. Director Peter Jackson says, "James' charm, warmth and wit are legendary as is his range as an actor in both comedic and dramatic roles. We feel very lucky to be able to welcome him as one of our cast."