tv.broadwayworld.com

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Kicks Off 'Hobbit Week' on THE COLBERT REPORT

December 4
11:09 2012
Related Links
LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Delivers Largest Tuesday Audience in Nearly a YearLATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Delivers Largest Tuesday Audience in Nearly a Year
September 22, 2016
VIDEO: Black Republican (Tim Meadows) Insists Donald Trump Is Great For Business on LATE SHOWVIDEO: Black Republican (Tim Meadows) Insists Donald Trump Is Great For Business on LATE SHOW
September 22, 2016
VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Weighs In On 'Brangelina' & Takes Trump's Debate SurveyVIDEO: Stephen Colbert Weighs In On 'Brangelina' & Takes Trump's Debate Survey
September 21, 2016
Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Week of November 23, 2015Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Week of November 23, 2015
November 18, 2015

In major anticipation of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," J.R.R. Tolkien enthusiast/super fan Stephen Colbert hosted a guest appearance from Sir Ian McKellan last night on the THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central. Prior to bringing out his guest, the funnyman showed off a map which transposed 'Middle Earth' on to New York City. Check out the clips from last night's show below!

Coming up on the Hobbit themed week, Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins; 12/4), director Peter Jackson (12/5) and Andy Serkis (Gollum; 12/6) on "The Colbert Report" at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. "The Hobbit" hits theaters nationwide on Friday, December 14.

Colbert has exhibited his exuberant fascination for all things Tolkien throughout the show's history - whether it's sparring with James Franco on "The Lord of the Rings" knowledge, digressing with Elijah Wood during his "Happy Feet Two" promotion appearance by discussing his "Lord of the Rings" roles and comparing swords, or analyzing John McCain's "Lord of the Rings" debt crisis analogy in Congress.

"The Colbert Report" is produced by Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions, Inc. in association with Colbert's Spartina Productions, Inc. Stewart, Colbert and Tom Purcell are the Executive Producers with MerEdith Bennett, Richard Dahm and Barry Julien as Co-Executive Producers. The series' Head Writer is Opus Moreschi and it is directed by Jim Hoskinson. David Bernath is the Executive in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Kicks Off 'Hobbit Week' on THE COLBERT REPORT

TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow