Richard Armitage really did represent the cast at the Powhiri on the opening of filming ‘The Hobbit’, and I really did feel like I was watching my kid make good. Maybe he was right about the maternal feelings, and strangely, that doesn’t feel icky anymore.
edit: video updated with HD
I guess this means I can take the ‘rumors’ tag off my other piece.
[note: Thank you, friend, for sharing this with me. I’m not sure exactly why me, but I hope you know I appreciate it, and I’m so glad we got to see something this quickly.]
For anyone who wants to see the full video, please visit Peter Jackson’s Facebook page.
RichardArmitageNet.Com has the full video and the Powhiri available for download here. There are also screencaps.
As for Richard doing the Hongi, this is about all we see:
This screencap is courtesy of my stash.