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Nesbitt looks back on Hobbit times
21 Oct 2014 10:10
James Nesbitt has said his time playing Bofur in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy was an "incredible" experience, but that he thought his character would feature more.
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In an interview in the new issue of Radio Times, Nesbitt says: "There will only ever be 13 dwarves in The Hobbit - and I was one of them. If I had my time again, would I do it? Yeah, I would."
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He added: "At times it was frustrating. Just in terms of the acting, in terms of what you were given the opportunity to do.
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"I thought I was gonna be [in it more]. But that was one of the difficulties - there wasn't a script per se before we agreed to it. But then there are an awful lot of people to keep happy."
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On the subject of the final film in the trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Nesbitt says: "I think there's a lot more for everyone to do. And my kids are in it - they play Bard the Bowman's (Luke Evans) daughters. They've got nice parts."
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is released on Friday December 12.
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