Interview: Richard Armitage

We sit down for a chat with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug actor.



With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (read our review here) out in cinemas on Friday December 13th 2013 we got to sit in a room with Thorin Oakenshield himself, actor Richard Armitage, to chat all things Middle Earth.

Unsurprisingly he sings the praises of Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as the dragon Smaug, believing his voice will become as iconic as Andy Serkis’ Gollum in the Lord of The Rings films and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. What’s perhaps more surprising perhaps is that he is enormously tickled to have been turned into a piece of Lego….

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is out in cinemas from Friday December 13th 2013.