Latest Richard Armitage News



Fascinating Fact: 4153499

13th April 2014

The Hobbit star Richard Armitage is close to signing on to tackle classic Arthur Miller play The Crucible on the...

More Bard Than Bilbo? What To Expect From 'The Hobbit: There And Back Again'

10th April 2014

Yesterday saw the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on DVD, which leaves us free to obsessively think...

Three Major Predictions For 'The Hobbit There And Back Again'

9th April 2014

We’re two films, five hours and one cliffhanger into The Hobbit film series and final installment, There And Back Again,...

While Most Run, Storm Chasers Go 'Into The Storm' For That Once In A Lifetime Shot [Trailer]

2nd April 2014

It’s been a crazy few years for weather, with storms ravaging coasts on both sides of the Atlantic. And crazy...

Richard Armitage Emotional About Final Hobbit Film

31st March 2014

Richard Armitage has a ''lump in his throat'' about the final movie in the 'The Hobbit' trilogy. The actor, who...

Can 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Succeed Where It's Predecessor Failed? Review Round-up

9th December 2013

Having narrowly escaped several deadly confrontations with the likes of trolls, stone giants and an innumeral amount of orcs, Bilbo...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Premiere Brings Together All-star Cast [Pictures]

3rd December 2013

Last night (December 3) saw the premiere for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theater. While...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' New Trailer - Ready For More? [Trailer + Pictures]

2nd October 2013

The second film in The Hobbit franchise The Desolation of Smaug has a brand new trailer, which sees the Elves...

Ryan Gosling For Batman Role In Man Of Steel Sequel?

5th August 2013

Ryan Gosling has been tipped to play Batman in the 'Man of Steel' sequel.The 32-year-old actor is reportedly a hot...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

17th June 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big...

Richard Armitage Was A Bossy Dwarf

23rd December 2012

Richard Armitage enjoying bossing his fellow dwarves around while filming 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The 41-year-old actor - who plays...

The Things They Say: 3415077

11th December 2012

"I'm standing at a bus stop next to a massive flag of Thorin, and I'm standing there thinking, 'Everyone's looking...

Richard Armitage Feared His Height Would Cost Him The Hobbit Role

7th December 2012

Lanky British actor Richard Armitage refused to unpack his bags for three weeks after flying out to New Zealand to...

Cate Blanchett Leads The Stars At The Hobbit Premiere

28th November 2012

Cate Blanchett led the stars at 'The Hobbit: Unexpected Journey' world premiere today (28.11.12) in Wellington, New Zealand.The blonde actress...

Ian Mckellen Stopped Elijah's Rock On The Hobbit

26th October 2012

Sir Ian McKellen made a deal with Elijah Wood to stop him playing punk rock songs when they were filming...

Saturday At Comic Con: Hobbits, Vampires And More.

15th July 2012

Middle Earth upped sticks to San Diego yesterday, as Saturday's COMIC CON was all about Peter Jackson's follow-up film to...

The Hobbit Sparked Richard Armitage's Interest In Acting

14th July 2011

British actor Richard Armitage's career has come full circle after landing a role in The Hobbit, because the original book...

Richard Armitage: 'The Hobbit Is Humorous'

4th July 2011

Richard Armitage thinks there will be more "humour" in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor portrays Thorin Oakenshield in the forthcoming two-part...

Cate Blanchett Signs On For The Hobbit

8th December 2010

Cate Blanchett has signed on for 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actress has agreed to reprise her 'Lord of the Rings' role...

James Nesbitt Lands Hobbit Role

2nd November 2010

James Nesbitt has won a part in 'The Hobbit'.The former 'Cold Feet' actor was originally being lined to play lead...

Martin Freeman Gets Hobbit Role

22nd October 2010

Martin Freeman will play Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor - who had struggled to get deal on...

No Frontrunner At Cannes, Critics Say

21st May 2010

The Cannes Film Festival is going into its final hours without a clear frontrunner for its top Palme d'Or prize,...