"Bofur (James Nesbitt) comes more into his own in the third film. A rift begins to open up. And I can’t say much more without going into spoilers for film three, but it’s primarily because we needed him to be there when the dragon attacks."
Philippa Boyens On The Hobbit: There And Back Again
BOFUR!!!!!!!!! Sooooo excited for more character development :DDDD