THR reports that actor Stephen Fry will be joining the cast of The Hobbit. Fry will portray the Master of Laketown. Peter Jackson also reportedly added that he and Fry are in the process of developing a remake of the WWII classic, The Dambusters.
Other actors to recently join the ever widening cast of The Hobbit include Lee Pace, Ryan Gage and Conan Stevens.
Meanwhile, the production is set to go on hiatus for three weeks, allowing star Martin Freeman to return to the UK and begin filming on Sherlock.
The Hobbit Part One is set to be released December 2012.