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  • They tuck them away like a plane's undercarriage I think when they're in flight.

  • Come now. Don't be shy. Step into the light.

  • So last time we chatted to you was for Star Trek, and now you're a badass dragon. You're

  • pretty good at being bad.

  • Pretty good at being bad. Hopefully not bad at being good. I do a few good things as well

  • in the roles I play, but yeah. He's a great, great, great villain this Smaug. Sort of,

  • less empathetic. I think he's an all out psychopath, really. He's charming. He's charismatic. There's

  • stuff to engage with. He doesn't just barrel out fire, but he yeah... I don't know that

  • humans have the sort of unforgiving, the venality and the greed and just the all out vanity

  • as well. Yeah, it's his downfall, really.

  • Is it more fun being a baddie because you sort of jump in the deep end, grab it by the

  • balls... Dragons have balls?

  • Do they?

  • I don't know. Maybe.

  • I don't know. I don't think they do.

  • Well, if they do, they have a very sort of, yeah... They tuck them away like a plane's

  • undercarriage I think when they're in flight, so you don't get to see much of them in the

  • film. It's a kid's film, after all.

  • Are you holding dragon balls right now? That's what you're doing?

  • That's how big I imagine dragon balls would be. Wow. You can't have them dangling around

  • in a film, you're right. I think maybe one might get slightly within... I can't believe

  • we're going in this direction, but anyway...

  • Probably about the size of my head, I reckon.

  • You've got quite a small head, so I don't know.

  • Maybe bigger.

  • What I... Let's just debate that with the great British public. Let's put it out there.

  • The tales and songs fall utterly short of your enormity. O Smaug the stupendous.

They tuck them away like a plane's undercarriage I think when they're in flight.

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