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Willie Nelson’s ‘The Hobbit 2′: Watch the Country Legend’s Stoned Gandalf Audition

Willie Nelson Gandalf
TBS, YouTube

" a good actor, but, hell, I'm Willie Nelson!" That's right, you are.

The legendary country star and marijuana enthusiast turns 80 years old on Tuesday, but instead of us honoring him with a gift, he's given the world the best thing ever -- a spoof audition reel for 'The Hobbit 2.' What would the Peter Jackson-directed films look like with Nelson in the role of Gandalf? Here's a taste.

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Preview: Peter Jackson (and Stephen Colbert?) Tease the Next Film

The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug Preview
Warner Bros./MGM

A few weeks ago, director Peter Jackson held an online Q&A and preview for the upcoming 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.' However, if you wanted to watch or take part, you had to have bought 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' on DVD or Blu-ray and followed the proper instructions (you know, typing in codes and such). Although the entire event remains an exclusive, Jackson has posted a six minute excerpt to YouTube, letting everyone get a taste of the what it was like and get a glimpse of the new Middle Earth adventure.

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Unveils New Photos, Plus Trailer Premiere Info

The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug
Warner Bros.

Director Peter Jackson unveiled some new images from 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' featuring Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen, and a whole bunch of green screen! Plus, he revealed when fans can expect to see the first trailer for the next installment.

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‘The Hobbit’ DVD Giveaway: Go on ‘An Unexpected Journey’ at Home

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey DVD
Warner Bros.

ScreenCrush and GuySpeed have partnered up for a weekly DVD giveaway. This week, we'll be taking one lucky reader on 'An Unexpected Journey' with a copy of Peter Jackson's first installment to the 'Hobbit' trilogy.

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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Has Made Over $1 Billion at the Box Office

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Becoming the 15th movie in history to do so, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' passed the $1 billion mark this past week, the second in Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings' films to do so. But how much further can it go?

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‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’ Gets Pushed to December 2014

The Hobbit Legolas
Warner Bros.

When it was announced that 'The Hobbit' would be turned from two films into three, it seemed possible that Warner Brothers and Peter Jackson could kill themselves trying to deliver an additional three hour movie only seven months after the release of the second. So it's not a big surprise that 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again'  has been pushed from July 18 to December 13, 2014.

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SNL Previews All 19 ‘Hobbit’ Movies

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NBC

Welcome back, SNL! Everyone's simultaneously beloved and hated live sketch comedy show returned last night after its holiday break and, naturally, they had to play catch-up, making fun of everything that they missed in the past couple of weeks. First on their list? 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.' Or rather, its eighteen sequels.

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‘The Hobbit’ DVD Details: What to Expect From the “Ultimate Edition”

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Warner Bros. Home Video/Amazon

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is still playing in theaters (and making lots of money we might add) but you can already starting getting yourself ready for 'The Hobbit' DVD and Blu-ray. How about four different version of 'The Hobbit' DVD for all you Tolkein fans out there?

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Ultimate ‘Hobbit’ Fan Recreates The Shire Just to House His Tolkien Collection

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AP

If you consider yourself to be the "ultimate" fan of 'The Hobbit' or J.R.R. Tolkien, you might want to rethink that statement, especially if you haven't met this Pennsylvania resident. Even 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and 'The Lord of the Rings' movie trilogy director Peter Jackson, who has a piece of the actual 'Hobbit' set resting in his backyard, probably hasn't met this mysterious Middle Earth enthusiast who commissioned the construction of a real-life Shire...and it's primary function, other than looking magnificent, is to house his gigantic collection of Tolkien memorabilia.

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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ on Track to Break Box Office Records

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Warner Bros.

Though Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' hit screens mere hours ago, it's already on track to have the highest opening weekend of any picture to open in December. That's right, it's on track to open bigger than 'Avatar.'

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