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Nocturna asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 7 years ago

Does 'Martin Freeman' make the best choice for Bilbo Baggins?

Or would someone else, in your opinion, be better for the role of Bilbo?

4 Answers

  • Fitz
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Before the films even came out and they announced Martin Freeman as the role, I thought, "He's perfect, and I never would have thought of him."

    What's funny, is that I thought the exact same thing about his role in Hitchhiker's Guide ... both books I LOVE ... and both roles done marvellously by Martin Freeman

    The only thing I would change ... is he should have put on a little weight before filming. Bilbo is supposed to be a little chubby.

  • 7 years ago

    I think Martin Freeman makes a perfect Bilbo Baggins! I think he's very believable as Bilbo and he makes a really good hero to the story. I loved his scene with Andy Serkis as Gollum in the first Hobbit film. They both did a great job building up the intensity of the scene while still staying in complete character.

  • 7 years ago

    I wasn't sure how I would feel about him in the role when they announced it while making the first film. However, after seeing both films I'm not sure anyone else would have been able to pull it off. He seems to really understand the character and is able to show that in his mannerisms while being Bilbo - something that was important when considering his lines didn't dominate the dialogue in Desolation of Smaug. I admire him as an actor, and have seem him in other things. Apart from that, he has been able to create a distinct character in Bilbo apart from other roles.

  • 7 years ago

    Martin is the perfect bilbo baggins

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