Sunday, July 3, 2011

MEM 16: Melkor

In the news: Andy Serkis talks about the excitement on the Hobbit set. Luke Evans - from one Clash Of The Titans to another - cast as Bard the Bowman. He may not be Leonard Nimoy, but Benedict Cumberbatch to take on dual roles as Smaug and the Necromancer. Peter Jackson announces Evangeline Lilly as a Woodland Elf, and Barry Humphries as the Goblin King. The Antiques Roadshow finds a copy of the Hobbit appraised at $80,000 to $100,000 in El Paso. Beautiful pictures from the set of The Hobbit including the very first magazine cover. Everybody wants to talk to Frodo, Elijah Wood says he looks the same. "With theses 50,000 LEGO, and two months, I can build Barad-Dur!"

This episode we discuss the Great Dark Lord, Melkor: first and most powerful of the Ainur.

We also take you on an audio tour of Bag End.

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