What Stephen Colbert’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Cameo Looked Like

Over a year ago, we first heard that Tolkien superfan Stephen Colbert was going to cameo in one of The Hobbit movies. Then, earlier this month, Colbert confirmed on Letterman that he was in the second film, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (a.k.a. The Hobbit 2: Erebor Nights), which came out on December 13. He compared his role to that of Waldo in the popular Where’s Waldo? book series. Well, a sharp-eyed Redditor spotted Colbert as a Lake-town spy. You can see what he looked like below. Sure, we are excited for him, but we were hoping he’d show up at a candy-cane store, standing near a short person in the same outfit.

What Stephen Colbert’s Hobbit Cameo Looked Like