Richard’s 40th birthday is fast approaching and Calexora over at Befuddled Musings is putting together a book with birthday wishes from fans to send to Richard. The deadline at the moment is 8th July. You can find all the information HERE (link no longer active)
For members of the AA@RAC forum, we traditionally send members’ birthday messages to Richard and we will be sending them to Richard this year a little later.
Empire Magazine has released 2 new images of Gandalf and Bilbo and the Dwarves at Bag End. Their August issue, with The Hobbit on the cover, hits newstands on June 30.
Strike Back 2 will begin airing in the US on Friday, August 12 at 10.00 pm.
According to this review in the Otago Daily Times, Strike Back series 1 will be airing in New Zealand on Prime from Thursday, July 7 at 8.30. It doesn’t mention Richard, other than to note he plays John Porter.
Art Challenge 153 results for Anne of the Thousand Days Icons now in the Gallery.
Darkroom Challenge – Black & White – results now in the RAC Gallery.
The scan of the Entertainment Weekly article with the new sneak-peak Hobbit pictures and an interview with Peter Jackson has been added to our RAC Library. It is 4 pages, be sure to click the next arrow to get to the next page.
In 2006 Richard read 5 bedtime stories for the BBC’s children’s channel, CBeebies – Flat Stanley, I’m Not Going Out There!, The Lost Acorn, Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe, and Winnie in Winter. We’ve now added these to the RAC Gallery.
On facebook, Recognise Magazine has released 2 behind-the-scenes photos from the photoshoot they did with Richard recently. The photoshoot and full interview will be in issue 9, due in August.
Marvel and Paramount Studios released what is likely the final theatrical trailer for ‘Captain America: the First Avenger.’ It includes a new scene with Richard as Heinz Kruger. (Comicbookresources.com)
Three new ‘Hobbit’ pics have been released by Peter Jackson. Richard can be seen in the first one in costume as Thorin Oakenshield. See them on EW.com.
ABC1 in Australia is re-airing Robin Hood 3 on Sunday nights at 5.40pm. (Thanks to Jeanlin)
Peter Jackson announced two new cast additions to The Hobbit today. Evangeline Lilly will be playing a new character—the Woodland Elf, Tauriel and Barry Humphries will be playing The Goblin King.
Art Challenge 152 results for Claude Monet Icons/Signatures/Wallpapers now in the Gallery.
Richard narrates You Cannot Be Serious, a documentary celebrating 125 years of Wimbledon history, featuring archive of the tournament’s most memorable moments and illuminating interviews with the key players and famous fans. It airs on Sunday, 19th June, 2011 at 8pm on BBC2. (United Agents, BBC2) (Thanks to RichardArmitageNet.com)