Evangeline Lilly Cast As An Elf In The Hobbit

Evangeline Lilly

After hearing that Liv Tyler won’t be in The Hobbit, we needed a new female elf character to replace the Arwen.

Hobbit director Peter Jackson confirmed that Evangeline Lilly her involvement in The Hobbit today on his Facebook page.

Lilly has been hired to play a character newly created specifically for the feature version of The Hobbit. She’ll be a Woodland Elf named “Tauriel”.  PJ says “Tauriel” means “daughter of Mirkwood”.

Jackson has also confirmed the casting of actor Barry Humpries, to play the Goblin king. This is a villain character encountered by Bilbo and his Dwarf companions on their journey.

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