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Evangeline Lilly talks about elf fighting and the boys club in the Hobbit

Posted on 2011.10.06 at 16:46
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Nice to get some news on the Hobbit front. Evangeline Lilly who is playing the OFC Tauriel hbriefly mentions that learning to fight like an elf wasn't easy after childbirth. I didn't know she had a baby. She also said she was used to working in "boy's clubs" like Lost and didn't mind it for the Hobbit. Also she didn't have a chance to meet Cate Blanchett who did her filming before Lilly got on the set.
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russandol
nelyo_russandol at 2011-10-07 09:32 (UTC) (Link)
Ah, well, I'm curious now... Now, funny they only add ONE woman warrior, just to tick the box. Why not several?

elfscribe5
elfscribe5 at 2011-10-07 22:26 (UTC) (Link)
I know, why not several. What's the term in Sindarin for "token" ? LOL. Still, I think it's a good idea to have a few wimmin in there, even if the Hobbit was a testerone-fest. (You know, off-hand, I can't think of any female characters in The Hobbit. Surely there must have been one?)
russandol
nelyo_russandol at 2011-10-07 22:50 (UTC) (Link)
I don't remember any. No, I don't think there is one. So yes, I imagine that detail would have gone down well with 50% of the potential audience of the movie. Money speaks louder than canon ;o)
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