Comic Con “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Masterpost (July 26th) [Updated!]

So, Cate flew to LA (with her boys, click here to see images) to attend the The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies panel at the San Diego Comic Con. Here is a post about her attendance 🙂

Cate wore a Fausto Puglisi dress and Roger Vivier shoes.

Panels & Other Cast Appearances

Red Carpet

Backstage

with Fans

From the Entertainment Weekly Photoboot:

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Official portrait

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Trivia from the panel:

– #cateblanchett says elves don’t wear underwear so neither did she ‘too much sharing I think!’ she adds
– Cate says she had thought her time in Middle-Earth was over. “You and me both,” is Orlando Bloom’s reply.
– Colbert says that Elves are “the ninjas of Middle-Earth” He asks if we’ll get to see Galadriel enter the battle.
“We do get to see Galadriel ‘losing it a bit’ in this movie,” says Jackson
– Warner Bros Pictures @wbpictures 14s Cate Blanchett: I lose my sh*t. My Elven sh*t. @StephenAtHome: “I’m sure it sparkles.” @TheHobbitMovie #SDCC
– @EricVespe: Blanchett said she was in a high school production of The Hobbit and played Bard.
– Apparently Cate Blanchett’s name was on Jackson’s list for Galadriel as far back as 1995 when she was a virtual unknown #TheHOBBIT
– “As an elf, you had to wear these hugely high disco glam heels,” says #cateblanchett
– “There are many great works of literature, but you’ve got to make them into films.  is a great film story.”
– “To come back 10 years later. That only happens in Russian theater, rarely in film.”
– Evangeline Lily said she didn’t want to watch films in fear of copying Cate Blanchett‘s performance.

– A teaser was shown for the film that shows “Galadriel walking barefoot across a battlefield. She kneels and kisses a wounded, unconscious Gandalf on the head.”.

(Source for most trivia)

Videos

The whole panel:

A Vine from the Panel: click

Yahoo Clip – Cate talks about speaking Elvish: click

Later reports:

Hobbit star Cate Blanchett was “desperate” to play a dwarf in Peter Jackson films.

The 45-year-old actress – who plays Lady Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies – has expressed her disappointment at not being given the opportunity to dress up as one of the hairy mythical creatures.

According to ET Canada, she said: “I was so desperate to play a dwarf. The facial hair. You go into the wig room. Oh my god. The beard.”

[…]

Speaking at Comic-Con the 37-year-old actor – who appears in all three LOTR films and two of three Hobbit films – explained: “It’s a truly passionate event, and I feel very fortunate that I’m getting to see it on the last installment of a journey that’s been so special for me.”

(Source)

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5 responses to “Comic Con “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Masterpost (July 26th) [Updated!]

  1. Pretty cool. Those who saw her there, I am jealous of them.

    Here is a video interview with her from there as well.

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