Weaving Set To Return For “The Hobbit”

Guillermo del Toro has confirmed that Hugo Weaving will reunite with Andy Serkis and Ian McKellen in “The Hobbit” says The One Ring.

Talking with BBC Radio 5’s Simon Mayo, the “Pan’s Labyrinth” director says the trio will all return “…as the roles they originated in the trilogy.”

Weaving played the Elf leader Elrond in all three films in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. The first of the two “Hobbit” films will open December 2011.