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Evangeline Lilly couldn't say no to playing Tauriel, a not-in-the-book addition to the film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."

The "Lost" alumna had just given birth to her first child when the role came around, and so it should come as no surprise that when she was on set, her motherly side came out around her boss, director Peter Jackson. Evangeline shared the tale when Access Hollywood asked her on Tuesday about which of Peter's fun quirks she noticed on set.

"He is Mr. Quirk. I mean, Peter Jackson is the guy who goes and does press ...

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