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Evangeline Lilly is the elf Tauriel in The Hobbit sequel.

March 26th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Director Peter Jackson hosted an online question and answer session on Sunday to promote the recent Blu-ray release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, during which time he gave fans their first look at Evangeline Lilly ( Lost ) as the elf Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Tauriel, who is of  Legolas’ kin, is not based on any of J.R.R. Tolkien’s characters and was created by Jackson and his co-writers just for their screen adaptation.

“We’re quite excited about the storyline we have created for Tauriel. As you can see, she’s not an Elf Guard to be messed with.”

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