Viggo Mortensen A Bit Behind The Times On Plans For ‘The Hobbit’

For the record, there’s nothing wrong with “The Road” star Viggo Mortensen not knowing much about the plans that Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro have in place for their two-part big screen telling of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit.” Aragorn, his “Lord of the Rings” character, doesn’t actually factor into that story. That doesn’t mean he can’t be written in, but clearly no one’s mentioned anything to Mortensen.

Speaking to the actor last week at the Toronto International Film Festival, MTV’s Josh Horowitz got the actor talking about his potential involvement in… the post-“Hobbit” bridge film. Director del Toro exclusively told MTV over the summer that he won’t be directing any bridge film. Still, even though there’s no new information in the below video, I know plenty of women who would want to see it anyway. For Viggo. So… here you are!