Stephen Fry on his Hobbit film role in New Zealand
Actor, writer and broadcaster, Stephen Fry, is to play Mayor of Laketown in the Lord of the Rings prequel Peter Jackson is currently shooting in New Zealand.
"It doesn't involve putting hair on my feet. At least, as far as I know," he told BBC Radio 5 live.
He told the BBC's Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo that he plays a corrupt, pompous official.
Fry described the character as being "somewhere between Mayor Quimby in The Simpsons...and Adam West in Family Guy."
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