Some good questions from a German Tolkien website in an interview with Richard Armitage:
Did you know that there is a petition on Facebook that advocates can survive Thorin in the movie? What do you think of it?
I think you’ve got just reveal a huge spoiler, at least for those who have not read the book. (Laughs) I did not know that there is such a petition, but I’m afraid it will remain fairly fruitless.
What do you think of the idea to establish a dwarven boy band?
A dwarven boy band, that would be a pretty big band! With 13 of them, what a lot of hard work on choreography! (Laughs heartily) I thought I would get along with seven …
The post-production for the “Hobbit” is now almost complete, your last day of shooting, you had already. When everything is for you to be over, so when will you actually leave Middle Earth?
Probably sometime around this time when there are no more calls to the third DVD release next year. That could possibly be the end.
Micra sent this link along.