In real life, if you could choose, would you want to be a dwarf - like adventurous on the battlefield - or would you want to be a Hobbit - like be at home? [x]
Richard Armitage introduces brand new The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Trailer
You’re 6’ 2” tall. How was it when you found out you’re going to be playing a dwarf? [x]
"Martin is just like a one man band. He’s the most entertaining guy I have ever met. He’s so funny. He can really pull out an emotional card as well and be very moving. It always took me by surprise, because I’d be watching going "You’re going to be funny now aren’t you" and he wouldn’t he’d move you.There’s a moment in movie three — they said we couldn’t talk about movie two — but [not movie three], where he just did something and it kind of took me to the place I needed to go. He’s just such a generous actor and incredibly funny."
Richard Armitage on Martin Freeman
[…] There was one scene where Thorin was running down a log towards Azog and Peter was demonstrating to me how fast he wanted me to run, so he charged down the log and his trousers fell down at the bottom — in front of the crew. But he just sort of pulled up his trousers and said, ‘well don’t do it like that’ and just went back into the tent. But it was one of the funniest things I have ever seen.
Richard Armitage [x]
Richard Armitage in a production of Cats - 1994
He the tall one wearing a navy blue singlet, BOOGIE THORIN BOOGIE.
I know this isn’t really related but I CAN’T NOT REPOST THIS. I’m basically crying forever in laughter at this.
Being the King of the dwarves; did that role kind of spin into real life amongst your band of merry men that you have here off-camera as well, trying to keep them in toe?
NO, RICHARD. JUST NO.for lucasnorthed.