Saoirse Ronan is headed back to work with Peter Jackson — in The Hobbit!
According to casting director Ros Hubbard, the 17-year-old Irish actress does indeed have a role in the upcoming film.
Saoirse will reportedly play Itaril, a Sylvan Elf who is a part of the Woodland Kings Guard.
The Hobbit follows Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and his journey to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by the dragon Smaug. The movie is set to open December 2012.
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