Played by: Stephen Hunter
Who is he?
Let's not beat around the bush here, Bombur is the fat one and that's also the reason I chose him for Thanksgiving.. so.. HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND EAT LIKE A FUCKING TRUCK MFC! In all seriousness though, Bombur is often seen as the "slow and lazy" dwarf in the book and they often describe him as "poor Bombur" many times over. He literally falls asleep for a solid portion of the journey through Mirkwood in the novel and he also passes out during a few other key scenes. However when he's up and has a few turkeys in his stomach he is ready to get kick ass and take names like we saw in the goblin tunnels in An Unexpected Journey. He even used his goddamn stomach as a battering ram and it worked wonders! YOU GO DUDE!
Fun Fact: He actually caught this egg in his mouth without CGI on the very first try which makes those reactions from everyone involved 100% genuine!
What we can expect in The Desolation of Smaug
Well, hopefully for starters more of this:
...and maybe more of this:
..but we'll definitely get more of this:
In the book it's Bombur who gets poisoned to shit during the spider attack in Mirkwood and is otherwise tirelessly useless during the first portion of that journey. How much they'll bring over of that character remains to be seen but what we do know for sure is that there will be plenty of comical opportunities in Beorn's house for this beautifully fat and awesome dwarf to feast like a mad man. LONG LIVE FOODIES LIKE BOMBUR!
AND LONG LIVE DAT ASS!