Pushing Daisies Lee Pace Cast in The Hobbit

Pushing Daisies Lee Pace

Lee Pace to Appear in The Hobbit?

According to SFX, director Peter Jackson has confirmed that Pushing Daisies‘ Ned, AKA Lee Pace has just been cast as the Elven King Thranduil. Jackson stated that he had wanted to work with Pace ever since seeing him in the movie The Fall and Pace was Jackson’s first choice to play Thranduil.

Filming for The Hobbit is currently underway in New Zealand with an anticipated release date of December 2012 for The Hobbit: Part 1.