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I had the unique privilege of seeing The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (a film with four “the’s” in the title) at Butt-Numb-a-Thon 5 right here in beautiful Austin, Texas at the Alamo Drafthouse about a week before it was released. Was it incredible? Of course. Even for a guy like me who usually hides his geek cred by going on dates with attractive women, playing team sports and being baffled by the convoluted rules to D&D.

So I feel geek-qually satisfied to hear the news that not only will Ian McKellen be back, not only will Andy Serkis be back, but Hugo Weaving will also be back in his role for The Hobbit.

According to Coming Soon, all three actors have agreed to revisit their roles for the newest entry into the world of Middle Earth.

It’s no secret that Phillipa Boyens and Peter Jackson are penning the script or that Guillermo del Toro will be directing the project, so if you’ve got a count-down calendar, set it for 2011 (and again for 2012) and start crossing off the days.

What do you think?


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