Frodo aka Elijah Wood All but Confirmed for The Hobbit Movies — SPOILERS


He doesn’t actually appear in the J.R.R. Tolkien novel, but that isn’t going to keep Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood from putting diminutive but heroic hobbit Frodo Baggins into the two “Hobbit” movies anyway. According to reports, Wood is already in negotiations to reprise his famous role, and has further details about how Frodo will appear in the movie.


[spoiler]According to, Frodo will appear in bookend scenes within the movies, as he hears the tale of Bilbo Baggins (to be played by Martin Freeman), the central hero of “The Hobbit” movies, as told by Bilbo himself. So it will essentially be an extended cameo, though of course I’m sure it’ll be fun for the actor/director to reunite in a franchise that basically changed both their lives. [/spoiler]

Now the big question is, what’s a Frodo Baggins appearance without Sam (Sean Astin)? The two were practically inseparable in the first three movies, and I dare say, Sam held their storyline together while ol Frodo just looked all glassy eyed and whatnot.

'Whoa, whoa, he gets to be in the Hobbit but I don't? Hey, I'm the one doing all the work here, pal!'

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  • Dedpool

    That’s actually not a horrible idea. This way we get it in the context that Frodo got it. I like this development.

  • Belle

    Sam was around all the time that Frodo had the Red Book, so it would make sense he’d be around when Frodo was reading from it!

    • Dedpool

      It’s Bilbo that’s reading from the book, not Frodo, but you’re right Sam grew up eharing Bilbo tell the story recounted in “There and Back again,” so Sam could be in it but it isn’t necessary. I highly doubt Bilbo only told the story once. This films could be Bilbo telling it to Frodo forthe first time.