ActingAuditions and have posted New Zealand casting information for those interested in auditioning for roles in the upcoming 2-part production of The Hobbit, which starts shooting as soon as May/June, 2010.

Casting is scheduled to begin next week, December 14, 2009, on the upcoming MGM Studios feature film "The Hobbit" Part 1. The project is now being developed as two films, and principal photography is tentatively scheduled to begin in New Zealand around May or June 2011. Please submit photos and resume by mail only. No phone calls or personal drop-offs. RELATED: Preparing for Gollum in Lord of the Rings, Andy Serkis Would Walk on All Fours for Hours

Principal Actor Casting:

Liz Mullane Casting

17 Taipakupaku Road

Karaka Bay

Wellington, New Zealand 6022

Extras Casting:

Miranda Rivers

PO Box 6479

Marion Square

Wellington, New Zealand 6022