Billy Connolly is…

Dain Ironfoot. (If you are not a Tolkien nerd, skip this).

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  • Timothy

    Perfect casting.

  • Theviking

    Man you are so slow! I knew this like a week ago! But them I am a major Tolkien nerd. :)

  • Sean P. Dailey

    Never heard of him.

  • Sandra Miesel

    He was spectacular as Queen Victoria’s ghillie in MRS. BROWN, if that jogs your memory, Sean.

    • Sean P. Dailey

      I never saw that. But I see he played the pervy priest in X-Files: I want to Believe, so that’s something to go on.

      • Dan F.

        I know him best from the Boondock Saints movies (plays the father to the ‘saints’)

  • Consistency

    Jackson did a good job with casting the LOTR so hopefully this will work as well.

    Have you seen the trailer? How awesome is that rendition of Over the Misty Mountains?!

  • SDG

    Speaking of things to skip if you are not a nerdy Tolkien nerd

    …and by nerdy, I mean, be prepared for the geekiest display of sustained fanboy effort you have ever seen.

    In your LIFE.

    Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

  • Manwe

    Really? Well, I just hope it works out in the end, after all PJ did a great job with casting in the LOTR trilogy. Still though…Billy Connolly? The comedian? I was not expecting that…

  • Hezekiah Garrett

    He’ll always be Head of the Class to me.