'The Hobbit' cast includes Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage

martin-freeman-ian-mckellen-getty.jpg "The Hobbit" officially has a cast. New Line Cinema has announced Martin Freeman is Bilbo Baggins, Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are expected to reprise their roles from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy of Gandalf and Gollum, and Richard Armitage has been cast as Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the Company of Dwarves.