The last time we checked in on Martin Freeman
his name was being bandied about as a likely candidate for Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit
. Given that the fate of that film is still up in the air, I'm not much sirprised to see that Mr. Freeman is booking other work. He's now set to co-star in Animals
, from director Marcal Fores
. The film will have the actor playing a schoolteacher in "a fantasy-laced coming-of-age tale ...