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Cast of characters for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

Any film that calls itself “The Battle of Five Armies” lets you know that there are going to be a lot of characters. It’s been a year since the last adventures of Bilbo Baggins and the rest of the cast of characters. Here’s a quick reminder of some of the major players.

• Alfrid (Ryan Gage): Chief henchman to the Master of Lake-town.

• Azog (Manu Bennett): Orc leader who pursues Thorin and the Company of Dwarves.

• Bain (John Bell): Son of Bard the Bowman.

• Balin (Ken Stott): Dwarven leader who joins the Company of Dwarves.

• Bard the Bowman (Luke Evans): Enlists every man in Dale to take up weapons against the Orc horde tearing through the city.

• Bifur (William Kircher): Part of the Company of Dwarves.

• Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman): Hobbit, who has traveled with the company of Dwarves because of his thievery skills, now looks to help broker peace.

• Bofur (James Nesbitt): A member of the Company of Dwarves group.

• Bolg (John Tui): Orc warlord who’s the son of Azog.

• Bombur (Stephen Hunter): One of the Company of Dwarves.

• Dain (Billy Connolly): Ironfoot and his Dwarven army collide with the Elven forces.

• Dori (Mark Hadlow): Flute playing part of the Company of Dwarves.

• Dwalin (Graham McTavish): Company of Dwarves member who was a Dwarf of the House of Durlin.

• Elrond (Hugo Weaving): Mighty Elven king who’s the Lord of Rivendell.

• Fili (Dean O’Gorman): One of the youngest members of the Company of Dwarves.

• Galadriel (Cate Blanchett): Gandalf’s ageless friend and powerful ally in the White Council.

• Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen): After managing to escape near death, Gandalf hopes to rally the armies of Elves, Dwarves and Men to stand together.

• Gloin (Peter Hambleton): One of the Company of Dwarves.

• Kili (Aidan Turner): Member of the Company of Dwarves who has feelings for Tauriel.

• Legolas (Orlando Bloom): Thranduil’s only son. The Elf is a master archer.

• Nori (Jed Brophy): Part of the Company of Dwarves.

• Oin (John Callen): Company of Dwarves member.

• Ori (Adam Brown): One of the loyal Company of Dwarves.

• Radagast (Sylvester McCoy): Wizard who helps Gandalf.

• Saruman (Christopher Lee): Powerful wizard who goes on a darker journey in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

• Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch): Fire-breathing dragon that attacks Lake-town

• Tauriel (Evangeline Lilly): Captain of his Guard banished for the rebellious act of helping the Company of Dwarves.

• Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage): He is ready to sacrifice friendship and honor in his search for the Arkenstone.

• Thranduil (Lee Pace): Leader of the Elves who in Erebor finds himself in a face-to-face with a very changed Thorin.

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