Elijah Wood Joins 'The Hobbit'

January 10th, 2011 8:13am EST

Elijah Wood Elijah Wood is returning to Middle Earth - the actor has signed on to star in the "Lord Of The Rings" prequel "The Hobbit."

The actor will reprise the role of Frodo Baggins in the film, which will start shooting in New Zealand next month. Wood played Frodo in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Cate Blanchett and Ian McKellen will also reprise their roles from the trilogy.

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