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If in the future, you find yourself wondering if that was really Stephen Colbert you thought you saw in one of Peter Jackson's three parts of THE HOBBIT, the answer is very likely yes.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Comedy Central host will have a cameo in one of the latter two-thirds of the Tolkien adaptations, although no information is available as to whether it'll be a recognizable on-screen role or merely a background player.
Colbert is a big fan of Tolkien's works and was flown out to New Zealand last year to watch some filming take place. It was during that visit that he was allowed to also participate in some capacity.
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