Watch the Cast of THE HOBBIT Do a Dramatic Reading of The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in theaters now and Benedict Cumberbatch making waves for his sultry verbal interpretation of the poetry of R. Kelly, it was only a matter of time until the cast of the The Hobbit would try to get in on the fun. Well, today IGN delivered with a video of them performing a dramatic reading of Leonard Nimoy’s classic song, “The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins.” You remember the words, right?

And here’s the original for comparison. Which is better? You decide.

I don’t know about you guys, but that was pretty Hobbitchin’, if I do say so myself. Yeah, you’re right. I’ll see myself out. In the meantime, let us know what you think in the comments below.


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