One thing that made Lord of the Ringsan onscreen classic is undoubtedly the presence of Gollum (a.k.a. Smeagol), the faithful Stoor Hobbit of the River-folk who was transformed into a half-mad, cave-dwelling wretch by the corruption of the evil “One Ring.” Portrayed onscreen in the early-to-mid 2000s by motion-capture performance maestro Andy Serkis, Gollum set a new precedent for how engaging and “real” a CGI character could be.
J.R.R. Tolkien fans already know that Gollum plays a pivotal bit role in The Hobbit, which is being adapted into director Peter Jackson’s two-film (possibly three-film) prequel to Lord of the Rings. Today we have new Hobbit images that show both Gollum and his counterpart Andy Serkis back on the scene (no pun), ready to bring Middle-earth movie fans a new rendition of their beloved character.
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