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  • I was hanging upside down for quite a while with my white knives flying through the air

  • and I was thinking, I wonder what this is going to be.

  • It can only really be one thing... The hobbit is back for its second installment The Desolation

  • of Smaug.

  • And the stars were out in full force for its LA premiere with Evangeline Lilly - who plays

  • the elf warrior Tauriel - joking about stunt scenes with Orlando.

  • And then I would have to step down and be humble when they would say, your neck is precious.

  • We can't put you on a wire.

  • But this guy, Orlando. He got to go on the wire, and I was really annoyed about that

  • at first, but I finally realised. You know what that means? His neck's not as precious

  • as mine.

  • And while Martin Freeman - who plays lead hobbit Bilbo Bagigns - was also there...

  • You always just want to do the job. You have to focus and concentrate on whatever the scene

  • is, and you've got to play the stakes of that scene for real.

  • It was the film's mega fans who made the most effort. Now that's dedication.

  • Where are you?

  • Come now. Don't be shy.

  • Step into the light.

I was hanging upside down for quite a while with my white knives flying through the air

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The Hobbit premiere: Orlando Bloom and Martin Freeman hit the red carpet for Desolation of Smaug

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