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Andy Serkis ‘Having a Ball’ With ‘Hobbit’ Movies, In Front of and Behind Camera

British actor Andy Serkis — who’s reprising the role of Gollum in the forthcoming Hobbit movies — is definitely enjoying his extra behind-the-camera responsibilities given to him by director Peter Jackson.

WATCH: Freida Pinto Wants On-screen Reunion with Off-screen Beau, Dev Patel

Freida Pinto — who shot to fame three years ago for her small role in the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire — would like to make another film with Dev Patel, her co-star from the movie and real-life romantic partner.

News Roundup: John Lydon’s House on Fire, Simon Cowell on J-Lo and Andy Serkis on Going Ape

• Former Sex Pistol John Lydon took time out from accepting an award at yesterday’s MOJO bash to explain to reporters that he is currently without a London home, because it burned to the ground. A faulty spin-drier is thought to be ...