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Stephen Colbert And His Entire Family Had Adorable Cameos In 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug'

By Joanna Robinson | Miscellaneous | December 30, 2013 |

By Joanna Robinson | Miscellaneous | December 30, 2013 |

You all saw Peter Jackson’s cameos in the original Lord Of The Rings trilogy, right?


Is that yellowface in Return Of The King, PJ? Oh my. The director also popped up as a dwarf in the first Hobbit film and was back as his Bree character from Fellowship in The Hobbit 2: The Smaugening. (That guy really likes his carrots.) But also joining him is adorable Tolkien dork, Stephen Colbert.

Colbert (in full hobbit regalia) had previously announced that his cameo would be in the Lake Town sequence so an eagle-eyed viewer spotted both him and the rest of his family. Here they are in blurry motion:




And in sharper relief:


I’m holding out for Jon Stewart as an eagle in the third installment.


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