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'The Colbert Report' Kicks Off "Hobbit Week"

The world's biggest Tolkien fan Stephen Colbert launched Hobbit Week on his show last night, a series of Hobbit and Lord of the Rings-themed shows that will last through Thursday. Entitled "The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again," Hobbit Week is what you should be watching if you've ever wanted to watch Stephen Colbert speak Elvish. Hit the jump for the rest of last night's Hobbit-related Colbert clips (including an interview with Sir Ian "Gandalf" McKellen:

'The Colbert Report' Will Celebrate "Hobbit Week" Next Week

Noted Tolkien nerd Stephen Colbert is celebrating the release of Peter Jackson's new Hobbit movie with a theme week on The Colbert Report next Monday through Thursday, according to Entertainment Weekly. The Report's "Hobbit Week" will feature a different guest from the movies each night: Sir Ian McKellen (Dec. 3), Martin Freeman (Dec. 4), Andy Serkis (Dec. 5), and Peter Jackson (Dec. 6), all in advance of the movie's Dec. 14th release. Stephen Colbert visited the set of the Hobbit movies in New Zealand last year and allegedly filmed a cameo in either the second or third film in the trilogy. About Colbert, Peter Jackson told [...]