Dyer Slams 'Hobbit' Wood

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Gritty British actor DANNY DYER has hit out at ELIJAH WOOD's efforts to play a soccer hooligan in GREEN STREET, insisting the diminutive star should stick to playing hobbits.

Dyer, who starred in rival yob movie THE FOOTBALL FACTORY, slams the LORD OF THE RING actor's appearance as a gang member as totally miscast.

He says of the critically panned film, "It was a pile of rubbish, absolute s**t, which pleased me because they had such a big budget and I would have been gutted if it had been better than The Football Factory.

"But how can you have Elijah Wood - a f**king hobbit - playing a football hooligan? He's four foot with a nice little baby face."


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fiona

I have to say that all the bad comments about Danny Dyer are a lot of s**t. He is more talented than Elijah Wood and Danny is 100% right in what he said. Wood was not suited to the roll he played and before you all start yes, I did see the film and I do understand what it was about. I have seen just about everything Danny has been in apart from being very good looking an sexy he is a very talented actor who will be around for a long time and should get more recognition what what he has done. I do hope you read these comments and it would be nice if you could reply through my email address or phoneodonnellfiona@yahoo.co.uk01560322182.I was staying in East London until last year. It is just a pity i never got to meet you. Keep up the good work Danny.
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I think Dyer is a great and very talented actor, who is intiltied to his own opinion as you all have clearly voiced yours. I look forward to seeing dyer in more films and tv programs. Great work Dyer keep it up.
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Oh Chirst! Lay off the man will you? He has every right and all the ablility to play a football hooligan, musician, writer, hitman, hobbit, cannibal or Mother Teresa if he wants to.
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What is your problem Dyer?! You obviously missed the whole point of this movie! Have you even seen the movie?! You shouldn't be allowed to this GREAT movie anyway, cause apparently you are a little too immature! You know what I think is rubbish? Your inability to open your eyes!
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OHMIGOD!!! Did anyone of you know who Ewan Mcgregor was before Trainspotting. Dyer is an up and comer, give him a break. Human Traffic anyone - a ground breaking film and also a cult classic. Oh and the Business - double yourselves away to the nearest Blockbuster's and have a crack. Knobheads!!!
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Just who are you anyway? I'm British and I have never heard of you. I don't think you will increase either your fame or your popularity by slagging off other actors in this way.
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Danny Dyer is a LEGEND!!!!!!!!!!! I don't know anyone who thought a Wood was cast right in that film! There is no need to be so rude about Dyer, I have nothing against Wood at all but Dyer is right. Lets face it Jude Law was no Michael Caine when they did Alfie. Leave s**t alone unless your Nick Love!!!!
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Danny u r just f***in jealous of Elijah. He's famous and u rn't. Deal, he is just f***in better than u. Just deal. And he is an awesum actor. And so what if he is short. The producers picked him bc he is the best fit 4 the part. F*** u.
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Too bad you're typecast as an actor and he isn't. You haven't played anyone in your whole career besides a gritty jock loser, so I wouldn't get all high and mighty if I were you. Your Football Factory days are over, so this pitiful attempt at ego building is only slamming yourself down.
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Well, I've never heard of you either and can only assume you're attempting to build up your insecure self by trying to pull down someone of greater talent. Your attempt at humour....and I use the term loosely....is pathetic and reeks of jealousy. Elijah Wood has talent on a scale you can only dream of. I am further assuming you completely missed the fact that a transformation took place in this movie: an unlikely candidate turned into a football hooligan. A fierce spirit is not limited by physical size. And this film did not....repeat DID NOT have the big budget you seem to think it had. Are you aware of all the festival jury and audience awards this film won? As for being slammed by the critics....not all of them, Mr. Dyer....not by a long shot. Some obviously understood what the film was about....which is more than can be said for you.[url=http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005/10/22/064418.php]EXAMPLE[/url]You should be mightily ashamed of yourself. I'm glad I've never heard of you. And why on earth would I want to when there are the films of someone as gifted as Elijah Wood to enjoy.
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