British actor Andy Serkis on reprising the role of Gollum for The Hobbit films

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British actor Andy Serkis, who's reprising the role of Gollum for the new Hobbit films, discusses the beginning of shooting in New Zealand.

"It's absolutely amazing," Serkis told BBC Radio 5 live.

"It's been a long time coming," he explained to Phil Williams. "We're all so, so thrilled that it's finally happening."

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