The Hobbit Interviews: Jed Brophy On Nori

‘If Nori were English, he’d be a cockney...'

Like his brother-in-arms Mark Hadlow, Jed Brophy has worked with Peter Jackson since his gore-filled early days. He’s appeared in Heavenly Creatures and popped up in a range of villainous guises across The Lord Of The Rings trilogy including Sharku, a warg rider and a Nazgûl (if a death-dealing servant of Sauron can be said to “pop up” anywhere – and they probably can’t). If flying around on a fell beast doesn’t give a man his Middle-earth bearings, joining Thorin’s company on a quest for distant treasure should do the trick. The long time WETA-ite chatted to Empire’s Ian Nathan about playing Nori.

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