Post Tagged with: "Flight of the Conchords"

Bret Tells of Family Cameos in The Hobbit

Bret McKenzie, the Flight of the Conchords star who is cast in The Hobbit movies as the elf Lindir, talks of how his father and brother make an appearance in The Hobbit films.  Unfortunately, his […]

McKellen’s Shows Raise $354,000

McKellen’s Shows Raise $354,000

Sir Ian McKellen has raised a staggering $354,000 with his one-man shows, for the earthquake damaged Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch! Sir Ian performed fifteen shows in eleven different centres throughout New Zealand in May […]

Happy Birthday, Bret McKenzie!

Happy Birthday, Bret McKenzie!

Today is Bret McKenzie’s 36th birthday! Fans of The Lord of the Rings may remember a certain handsome, dark-haired elven extra who was present at the Council of Elrond. Some extremely serious fans may even […]

Happy Birthday, Aidan Turner!

Happy Birthday, Aidan Turner!

Irishman Aidan Turner is 29 today! Aidan plays the dwarf Kili in The Hobbit and has been labelled the “sexy dwarf” by his co-stars, who envy his lack of prosthetics. Casting director Ros Hubbard says she […]

McKellen’s Wizard Time in NZ

McKellen’s Wizard Time in NZ

The Hobbit actor, Sir Ian McKellen, is spending his weekends raising money to restore the earthquake damaged Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, by travelling around New Zealand performing his one-man show.  He is having a “lovely […]

Bid for Bret!

Bid for Bret!

Bret Mckenzie is up for auction! Well actually, coffee with Mckenzie to be precise.   Oxfam are holding an auction as part of their Biggest Coffee Break and Fair Trade Fortnight 2012 and Mckenzie  is offering […]

Bret McKenzie wins an Oscar for Muppet Song

Bret McKenzie wins an Oscar for Muppet Song

Bret McKenzie won  Best Original Song at the Academy awards yesterday.  His song ‘Man or Muppet’ from The Muppet movie won over Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett’s ‘Real in Rio’ from the animated feature Rio reports Stuff.NZ McKenzie […]

“The Hobbit” Actor Up For Oscar

“The Hobbit” Actor Up For Oscar

Bret McKenzie, who will play Lindir in the upcoming “Hobbit” films, is up for an Academy Award, but it might not be the one you would expect. McKenzie wrote a number of songs for the […]

The Hobbit: The Musical Already In The Works?

The Hobbit: The Musical Already In The Works?

This weekend, I decided to avoid the shopping madness, so I mostly stayed home and enjoyed time with the family. I did happen to catch a movie in the cinema, however, and as the credits rolled, I […]

McKenzie Talks Lindir & Cumberbatch Talks Smaug

McKenzie Talks Lindir & Cumberbatch Talks Smaug

Fans of The Lord of the Rings may remember a certain handsome, dark-haired elven extra who was present at the Council of Elrond. Some extremely serious fans may even refer to him as Figwit (Frodo […]