The first cast photos have begun to spill out of director Peter Jackson's New Zealand based set for the upcoming The Lord of The Rings prequel The Hobbit. Spotted coming out of his trailer was Andy Serkis in preparation to shoot scenes as Gollum. Adam Brown, who plays Ori, and James Nesbitt, who plays Bofur, were also seen heading off to film scenes for this anticipated adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel. Check out the images below.

Andy Serkis on the set of The Hobbit

Adam Brown on the set of The Hobbit

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James Nesbitt on the set of The Hobbit

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