LFG.HU

ismeretlen
ismertetőCimkek

Peter Jackson Answers THE GEEKS!!! 20 Questions About Lord Of The Rings!!!

Well this will spur discussion for the next 3 months. Here`s the answers to the
questions you all sent in. Many of the questions are blendings of several questions into long-winded multi-part questions. Why`d I do this?
Well, I received over 14,000 questions. You may have noticed Father Geek doing a lot of updating recently… well this was to facilitate me
editing, blending and trying to get in front of Peter the most questions within a 20 question format. When I sent it to him, a response came back
almost immediately with… `Jesus… give me a day or two.` I really have enjoyed this little experiment of Peter`s, and I`m sure that most of you
out there would agree we should do it again. Also, with the 2 to 3 month intervals… well that allows Peter the time to get the scripts written, more
work at the art department level, a production manager to begin mapping out the process, the hiring of crew members, talks with actors, etc etc.. So next
time we`ll learn even more. Thanks to Peter for sitting still for this, though it was his suggestion, now Peter enough questions go make our kick ass movies!!!

Before I get started, I`d like to thank all the folk who sent questions in.
If the 20 that Harry has picked are representative, then you have thought
hard about the difficulties of adapting this book. A lot of the concerns
you raise focus on the same areas that we are currently grappling with.

I also must thank Harry for allowing me to commandeer his site. It`s a bit
like a scene in a war movie when a French family gets booted out of their
farm house because the Allied Forces need to set up a command post! Using
Harry`s site was the only way I could imagine reaching all of you in an
efficient way. I very much appreciate his co-operation and hard work in
compiling 20 questions from the 14,000 he received.

After this brief warm shower together, Harry and I return to our different
sides of the line – us trying to maintain secrecy … and he using his
low-life methods to publish it all on the net.

I hope this Q&A addresses some of your immediate questions and concerns,
but please don`t send Harry any more questions. I have to go to ground and
do some writing. If you want to do this again, and Harry agrees to it, then
it will be in 2 or 3 months time and I am sure you`ll get plenty of warning.

Here we go …

1. It seems that a ton of readers are concerned about
the physical portrayal of the main characters within
the ‘Fellowship’. Specifically the following: The use
or lack of use of ‘small people’ to accomplish
Hobbits, and the decision to use CGI to shrink folks.
Then there is the ‘pointy eared’ elf thing. Not to
mention whatever Gandalf is, how you plan to deliver
dwarves. Basically the question is how do you plan
on delivering the different types that make up the
‘company’? And why you decided to go in that
direction, and is it ‘faithful’ to the look that’s been
established by the cartoons, illustrators, etc?

As everyone has read, we have made a decision to portray hobbits by
reducing `normal` sized actors. This decision was made for several reasons:

1/ It seems to be what Tolkien had in his mind, from the way he described
hobbits.

2/ It gives us the greatest pool of actors to choose from.

3/ The hobbits are our chief heroes, who we must totally connect with over
the course of 3 movies. That ruled out the use of CGI hobbits as I felt any
artificial method of creating a character would be an impediment to our
bonding with them. They would be a gimmick, rather than a real character.

Dwarfs like Gimli will either be a real little person, or a normal height
actor reduced like the hobbits. A decision has yet to be made. Elves will
be actors, but with a certain `Elven` look.

Hobbits, Dwarfs and Elves will probably all have subtle prosthetics, but
these tests have not yet been done. I know that battle rages over pointy
ears. We have yet to decide on the final looks for all these different
races.

I do want to make them `real` … not too fantasy-like or cartoony. They
must be believable. My favourite illustration of a hobbit is in the edition
of THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING with Alan Lee`s illustrations. Look at the
picture of Frodo and Gandalf sitting in Bag End. That`s not just a good
guide for how I imagine a hobbit – it`s also a good reference for the tone
or atmosphere I`m aiming for in the films.

2. Another major question that fans have had, has to
do with the decision to make “THE LORD OF THE
RINGS” prior to “THE HOBBIT”. Describe what
made you decide to go with the trilogy first, what
made you step over ‘THE HOBBIT’ and do you think
that after your filmic journeys into Middle Earth with
this trilogy, do you think you will want to visit Bilbo
and his adventures from the first book?

United Artists have owned the US distribution rights to THE HOBBIT for many
years (but not the right to actually make it). I know that Miramax
approached UA a couple of years ago about doing some kind of partnership,
but was not successful. That made up Miramax`s mind to do THE LORD OF THE
RINGS first.

I am happy to be doing the trilogy first, since it is much more complex and
interesting than THE HOBBIT. THE HOBBIT has a very simple story with very
little character development. It would actually be harder to adapt into a
satisfying movie than THE LORD OF THE RINGS (and that has not been easy!).

New Line Cinema have the right to make THE HOBBIT (UA still owns the
distribution rights), and have every intention of doing it following the
trilogy. I don`t know if I would be involved. It depends on my mental
condition in 3 years!

3. There seems to be quite a bit of doubt about ‘only’
having $130 million to make the trilogy. How do you
plan to stretch that money out, while still giving these
films the rich world that Tolkien envisioned? I.E…
Cite examples of enhancing New Zealand locales
with CGI, How much practical effects work vs CGI,
and what will you try to do practical and what will
you try to do CGI?

This is a very understandable concern. Let me explain:

Dollar for dollar, New Zealand is a cheaper place to make movies than the
US. A camera that costs US$3000 per week to rent in the States may only
cost NZ$2000 here. Add to that, the exchange rate savings ($US1 = $NZ2) and
that camera in New Zealand only costs $US1000 to rent – a third of the
price. Following me?

It basically means that the $US130m will buy 3 movies that have the screen
value of closer to $350m. It is only this economy that has made THE LORD OF
THE RINGS trilogy affordable. Believe me, nobody in Hollywood would commit
$350m to make 3 movies back-to-back. It would never happen. These books
have been `unfilmable` for 45 years, and would continue to be unfilmable.

But please don`t be concerned about the `quality` of these movies. It is
enough money to make 3 mind-blowing films! There will be money on screen to
compare to anything that has ever been made.

4. This one comes from Julian of Sydney… Though
he plays a massive underlying role in the books (he is
the Lord of the Rings after all…), the character of
Sauron`s appearance (the Dark Lord) is never
described in any detail (except for his catlike, yellow
eyes [windows into nothingness] and his burning hot,
black skin – black as in not african american black,
but jet black). Also there is no direct dialogue with
Sauron in the book, only flashbacks to historical
events ie. his interrogation of Gollum, his fight with
Isildur when the One Ring is taken along with his
mind-communication through the Isenguard Palantir
orb. So, my question is – how will Peter depict Sauron
visually in the movie, and what will his voice sound
like? I think part of the reason why Sauron was so
intriguing and impressive as a character in the books,
was very much because his presence was always felt,
rather than personified as one being – the reader was
left pretty much to imagine what he may have looked
like. I can see that Peter will probably have to portray
him in the movies, but I just hope he doesn`t make
him into a stereotypical cinematic villain. After all
Sauron`s power and historical descent from goodness
to hellish evil, makes Satan look like a cute little
puppy dog… And remember one of the biggest and
most powerful cinematic scenes will inevitably be the
party`s confrontation with the Balrog in Moria – but
the Balrog was a mere servant of Morgoth and then
Sauron.

This is a great question, and one that we have been grappling with for 18
months. We still don`t have a definitive answer. The Sauron of the books is
sketchy at best, which makes it hard to turn him into a screen villain to
carry 3 movies. Imagine not really seeing Darth Vader for all 3 Star Wars
films. You just can`t do it.

We obviously have Sauron`s various emissaries to represent him, but just
how Sauron himself appears is still a puzzle we are trying to solve. I
agree that you can`t reduce him to being a big guy striding around in black
armour – but he cannot be limited to a flaming eye either. It`s tough.
We`ll keep working on it.

5. Lots of people wrote in with this one, so I’ll
summarize it on up. You mentioned in your
statement that you want to make movies that you
think Professor Tolkien would be proud of. What
about the Tolkien estate? How closely are you
working with Christopher Tolkien and what is your
relationship with him going to be during this project?
If you have talked with him about the project, what
has he thought thus far?

We are dealing with the `estate`, rather than Christopher personally. They
have made their position very clear: While they are in no way opposed to a
film(s) being made, they do not want to be involved.

The reason is basically simple: if they had any involvement, then the films
would become `official` – in other words, they would be seen as being
endorsed by the estate. This is a situation that the estate does not want, as
they consider themselves to be protectors of Tolkien`s written word, not
film makers. I don`t think the estate will be reading scripts or commenting
on the movies. We keep them informed on progress, which they appreciate,
but they want their involvement to be very arms length.

I said something here in NZ in an interview, which is worth repeating: You
shouldn`t think of these movies as being `THE LORD OF THE RINGS`. THE LORD
OF THE RINGS is, and always will be, a wonderful book – one of the greatest
ever written. Any films will only ever be an INTERPRETATION of the book. In
this case my interpretation. The Tolkien estate has no reason to want to
get involved in somebody else`s interpretation of the Professor`s work.

6. Here’s one of the chief fears from fans, and lots of
them are curious about what you think. Fantasy film
has been with us straight from the beginning. It has
been mined by Korda, Fairbanks, Harryhausen, Pal,
etc. At that time their films were quite successful.
But in the last twenty years the fantasy film has
nose-dived into granite. What is wrong with the
modern fantasy film, what is missing, and how is this
going to be any different from the parade of fantasy
duds that have been kicking sand in the face of
fantasy lovers for a generation now?

One of my chief reasons for wanting to spend nearly 5 years of my life
making these films has been that I don`t think that fantasy has been well
served by cinema. So I agree with your comments. I can`t get into a deep
debate about the last 20 years of fantasy, but I have been disappointed by
the films as well. Either the style has been wrong, or often the scripts
have been terrible. Starting out with strong scripts (and we are obviously
dealing with great material) will put us ahead of a lot of other fantasy
films. Not making the movies self-consciously fantasy will help too.

7. This comes in from Chyren, and is echoed by a
good 40 others.

“Given that the books in LOTR are long and deeply
indebted to Tolkien`s
technique of creating `Literary Depth` by having a
complex backstory, how
can this be even slightly presented in a film version?
In other words, LOTR
was the end-tale of a huge three-millennium history of
Middle-Earth. How can
you allude to this on screen without just creating
another Sword & Sorcery
style crappy Willow film that is just plain confusing?

A good comment, and one that we feel strongly about too. As we have written
drafts of THE LORD OF THE RINGS, we have layered in more and more depth
with each subsequent draft. Some of it is important to the story (Isildur,
Elendil, etc) and some is not. However, it creates the feeling of a real
world. No movie can ever go into the depth than Tolkien did obviously, but
we are going to use prologues, flashbacks and narration to paint a picture
of Middle-earth that will hopefully be more than superficial.

Not being confusing is vital. That has been a fault of many fantasy films.
We have to make movies that both readers and non-readers can enjoy and
understand (I know the concept of having to cater to non-readers is
frustrating, but it is important. Don`t worry – we won`t allow it to
`dumb-down` the material). There are ways of doing that, and I am confident we
will get there, without compromising the integrity of the work too much.
It`s a huge help to have 3 films to work with.

`AND..the books themselves are not structured to
easily equate to a screenplay. Most of the first book is
a gentle stretch of journey and masses of exposition
(which occurs mainly when the Hobbits reach
Elrond`s
House). There not much full-on action or even
interesting stuff until the end of the second and third
books. How much junk are you going to have to cut
out? How much of the books will ACTUALLY reach
the screen?”

It is true that most of the cuts will come out of the first book. We have
to reach Rivendell a little quicker than the book does, as that is the
point that the story picks up. I don`t agree that there`s not much
interesting stuff in THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, but it does lack a
urgency. That is one of the biggest problems with adapting the books -
Tolkien gave his characters a fairly leisurely journey – I don`t mean the
length of the journey, but rather the lack of dramatic tension, especially
pre-Rivendell. For the movies, we will have to make motivations a little
tighter and more urgent. We have to focus on The Ring, Sauron and the
threat to Middle-earth. There is not much room for other stuff that is not
directly connected to this narrative spine.

“Chyren comments: I realize that movie making is
totally different from the art of a book,
and that books can`t be translated onto the screen
totally. That`s me, I
know these things. You do realize, don`t you, that
whatever you do, some
percentage of rabid Tolkien fans are always gonna
attack you for
`butchering` their bible?

I`m in no doubt about that. Remember … it`s just my interpretation.

God, I wouldn`t be in your
shoes for quids, mate! Still, as long as it`s better than
that Ralph Bakshi debacle, I personally don`t mind
what you do!”

Making it better than the Bakshi version would be good.

8. Probably the most asked question, even though
you asked not to ask about it, is about Casting. So
this question won’t be “Who is Gandalf” “Who is
Aragorn?” Instead I’m going to try to weasel some
info out of you that will stir the debate pot a bit.
What is your casting philosophy going to be with this
series of films. For example, while I was on THE
FACULTY set, Elijah Wood often talked to me about
this project. He cited over and over about how much
he loved the books, and how he’d love to be anything
in it. This is most likely a feeling that a lot of talent
in Hollywood will have. Will you, if talent lowers
it’s wages, cast big name actors in smaller parts? (ie
Sam Jackson in Star Wars Episode One) Or do you
plan on avoiding the Where’s Waldo style of casting?

The basic philosophy is to cast unknowns as the hobbits and use better
known actors for the smaller roles, i.e. Elrond, Theoden, Denethor, etc. I
would be happy casting unknowns for all roles, as fresh faces will bring a
sense of reality to the films, however I`m sure New Line will want some
names. We won`t be able to afford huge stars. Sean Connery won`t be Gandalf
(one of the most enduring pieces of net mythology). We couldn`t afford him,
he wouldn`t live in NZ for a year, and I don`t think he`s right for the
role. I love Connery, but I want Gandalf to be fresher than that. I like
the Patrick McGoohan idea somebody mentioned … that type of thinking is
the right way to go. We have a couple of other strong ideas for Gandalf (I
won`t say who, but I`ve never seen their names on the net). We will no
doubt audition a 100 actors to find the ideal Gandalf.

The idea of `stars` stepping forward and declaring themselves Tolkien fans is
interesting … let`s see what happens.

Depending on the answer, is this because of a sound
you want to the dialogue? And speaking of dialogue
will it be in Tolkien’s tongue?

We have written the scripts in a reasonable `Tolkien` style … on
occasions using his dialogue verbatim. The older characters, i.e. Gandalf,
Theoden, Denethor are pure Tolkien in their dialogue style. The younger
hobbit characters slightly less so, but still not hip or modern. Sam will
be pure Sam, and Gollum will be pure Gollum in style.

We will use other languages, particularly Elvish, on occasion, with English
sub-titles.

9. Another major vein of curiosity has been the scale
of these films. Using terms that will light our
imagination and paint a picture for us, how big will
these films be? This involves the scale of battles,
vistas, creatures.

They will be very epic in scale – but one of the great things about THE
LORD OF THE RINGS is the fact that they are very grounded in character and
relationship. So imagine a tight personal, very emotional story set against
sweeping vistas, huge cities and vast armies.

The battles will be the biggest you have ever seen (I promise).

We have two wonderful artists working for us on conceptual designs … Alan
Lee and John Howe. Both have done many Tolkien paintings before, and I
loved their interpretation of the characters and places. We are creating
original designs, not copying their earlier art, but a look at the previous
work of Alan and John`s will give you a strong sense of the visual style I am
aiming for.

It also deals with the texture of the
film, the aspect ratio and the score. What are your
thoughts on how you’ll bring this to screen?

We will shoot in Super 35, giving us a 2.35 ratio. We have flirted with the
idea of 70mm, but the problems with CG effects at that resolution are too
daunting.

The score will be classical sounding. I`d like a create a Celtic feel
without being Celtic if you get what I mean … something non-cliched. No
composers have been considered yet. There are no plans to use any of the
existing Tolkien-inspired music.

10. Jason out of Australia had this question for ya:
“Will any of the poetry/songs in Tolkien’s work be
kept in the films?” And to follow up on it, if you do
keep them how will you portray them?

There will be a little of it, but not much. A little on screen, a little on
the soundtrack. It`s a difficult thing to work into a dramatic telling of
the story.

11. Given the massive following these books have,
and the fact that this is the number one most inquired
question, and the fact you’ve stated that you’ll need
15,000 extras for certain scenes, I’ve chosen Mike of
Finland to ask the question. “Where and when will
the casting take place?

It will start in October in LA, London, Australia and New Zealand.

What should I do to appear in
the film?

You would need to audition and be the very best person for that particular
role, out of the 100 – 200 actors that we will test for each character.

Do I need an agent to be considered for a
speaking role? Do you hire only professionals for the
major parts or do qualified amateurs have a chance as
well?

There are no rules, but you would have to connect your nearest casting
director and convince them you were good enough.

What requirements do you have for the extras?”
Of course I have to admit that just about everyone I
know wants to be an orc, it’s akin to being a
stormtrooper. The surest way to increase tourism to
New Zealand is to announce a desire for extras, and
there will be fans booking flights instantly.

We will find our extras in the New Year. They will be cast in New Zealand
and will have to be precise physical types depending on if it`s for Orcs,
Elves, Men, etc. It is possible that we may approach the army for most of
our extras.

12. This question comes from Ryan of New Zealand:
“A lot of things are not described explicitly in the
books, but hinted at or told second hand, and I`d like
to know how you will go about showing us show us
those things.

Some of the `second hand` stories will be told on-screen in a more
straightforward chronology. Others will be left as narration. You will
definitely be seeing a lot of things dramatised on film that Tolkien
related as expositionary dialogue.

Please tell me whether the Balrog will
be a solid creature or a shadowy one, and whether it
will be winged,

We are still working on the Balrog designs. He will be a real creature, but
we will try very hard to capture the feel that Tolkien describes in this
sequence. Our designs have wings at the moment, but that can be changed if
it is not correct.

whether Legolas – who is never really
described – will have blond hair and pointy ears like
all those
Dungeons and Dragons freaks out there picture him,

Don`t know yet. It will start with casting an actor and working from there
on his final look.

and whether we will
get to see – perhaps in a flashback – the combat of
Gandalf and the
Balrog after they fall from the bridge in Moria,

I don`t think so.

and
likewise if there
will be visual flashbacks of the ent`s storming of
Isengard,

Yes, that will be seen.

and of
the history of Middle-earth as related in various parts
of the story
by Gandalf, Elrond, and Aragorn?

Most of the Middle-earth history we show will be related to events
important to our immediate story, i.e. Isildur`s death, defeat of Sauron
during the Second Age and the history of Gollum and the Ring.

We will be detailing some of the Elven history as well as a sense of the
Numenorians and the rise, and decline, of Gondor. That will mostly be in
narration and not on-screen.

13. This comes from Sir Etch-a-Sketch: “Describe the
tone that you will be using to tell this story. You’ve
stated that you don’t see it as a Fantasy Film, but as
telling a true story. What do you mean by that, and
cite examples.”

It might be clearer if I described it as an historical film. Something very
different to Dark Crystal or Labyrinth. Imagine something like BRAVEHEART,
but with a little of the visual magic of LEGEND. (LEGEND had a lackluster
script in my view. It looked great, but the visual style was too unreal,
overwhelming and not suitable for this story).

It should have the historical authority of BRAVEHEART, rather than the
meaningless fantasy mumbo-jumbo of WILLOW.

14. Jacob of W. Virginia asked this one, which is
echoed by about 20 others. “What types departures
will you be taking with the telling of the story and
how did they come about?”

This is the 64 thousand dollar question I guess!

I`m not going to answer this in huge detail, as we are still working on the
scripts. We have about 300 pages written as 2 long movies. We now have to
convert them into 3 scripts of maybe 110 pages each – so we do have a
little more room to explore new ideas.

Our philosophy is simple. We don`t want to make any radical changes to the
basic events or characters in the books. So Sam will NOT become a girl
(another piece of rumour-mill bullshit that`s been floating around for a
year), or have a gay relationship with Frodo, or anything silly like that.

We will have to remove certain events or characters, but they will be clean
lifts. As somebody pointed out earlier, THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING will
need the greatest pruning.

Any changes that we do make will be centered on developing characters or
events in the spirit that Tolkien created them, but maybe taking them
further than he did. For example, the Aragorn/Arwen romance is a lovely
part of the story … but if it was filmed exactly as Tolkien wrote it,
they would have maybe 10 minutes screentime together over 6 hours of film.
So we have to find a way to include Arwen in more of the story, to have a
chance at creating a meaningful screen romance. However, we won`t do
anything radical like adding her to the Fellowship, as that would be
departing too much from what we all know and love. It`s a fine line that we
walk.

15. To gore or not to gore. There are gigantic battles
in this film, how will you film these and what is the
threshold of gore for the films?

These films will be PG13, but I would like them to be a hard PG13. The
battles can`t be BRAVEHEART violent, but we could maybe think about a
slightly `harder` version for laserdisc release.

16. In getting New Line to sign on the dotted line, it
has been said that their faith came from the script and
the reel of tests that you and WETA showed them.
What was on this reel, and what work has Weta and
the 50 some odd people that have been laboring away
come up with?

When we talked to studios about getting involved, we screened a 36 minute
video documentary we made very quickly before we left. This documentary
style video had interviews with key crew and design people and lots of
footage of design paintings, models, armour and CG tests.

Cool stuff included on the tape: An Uruk-Hai in full armour and
prosthetics, and Orc make-up test, models of Helm`s Deep and Rivendell,
marquettes of Elven armour and weapons, Gollum marquettes, a Cave Troll and
a Balrog concept. CG tests included a CG Troll and a couple of huge Helm`s
Deep battle shots using a piece of WETA software called MASSIVE that has
been developed over the last 2 years expressly to achieve huge battle
scenes for THE LORD OF THE RINGS. MASSIVE allows us to have 200,000 CG
extras that we don`t animate, but they use a complex form of Artificial
Intelligence to fight each other. You basically press a button, sit back
and watch these huge battles unfold before your eyes. It`s amazing and a
little frightening as it ushers in a new era in CG effects.

Bob Shaye watched the tape in total silence and then declared that he
wanted to make 3 movies. Bob deserves the credit for making a trilogy …
it was his idea.

The 36 min tape would be a great addition on a laserdisc box set.

17. What made you go, “Peter Jackson needs to
make THE LORD OF THE RINGS”? What are you
most excited about this project?

It gives me a chance to break new ground in the movies. Every film genre
has been done well over the last 100 years, but not this type of fantasy
story. If we get it right, it will be the first time. No film maker could
ask for a greater challenge than that.

18. How open will this project be? Meaning what
types of things will you be showing us fans in the
years leading up to this film.

It will be like the SW Trilogy I suppose. Expect the same level of
secrecy/revelations. I will try and kept a steady stream of information
flowing. I know how frustrating it is.

How quickly do we get
to see designs, models, sketches, stills, trailers, toys, a
rough cut, etc…

I don`t know the answers to that … a trailer? That seems a million years
away to me right now. New Line will control all of this and our
relationship with them is only just beginning.

19. Richard of New York asks: `Will the films be titled
“Fellowship of the Rings”
“Two Towers” and “Return of the King” or will you
go with LOTR1, LOTR 2, LOTR 3? What do you
theorize the running time to be?`

I assume that we will use the book titles, probably with THE LORD OF THE
RINGS kinda of a wrap around title, like STAR WARS.

For those who are interested, when we were making 2 movies with Miramax, we
were thinking of calling them THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING and THE WAR OF THE
RING.

I imagine the films will have an approx 6 hour running time.

20. What gets you shaking like a kid on Christmas
Morning on this project? In otherwords, when you
look at the films, what are you dying to capture on
film, and how will you do it?

These types of intangible questions are the toughest. I guess I`m lucky to
have only one!

I want to take movie-goers into Middle-earth, in a way that is believable
and powerful.

Imagine this: 7000 years has gone by. We take a filmcrew to Helm`s Deep …
it`s now looking a little older, but still impresses as a mighty fortress.
The Art Dept set to work, patching up holes and removing tourist signs. The
current owner strikes a hard bargain, but New Line money finally gets us
permission to film there for 6 weeks. Rohan heraldry is studied and
faithfully reproduced. Theoden`s original saddle is in a museum – far too
valuable to use in the movie, but an exact copy is made. Archeological
expeditions have unearthed an incredibly preserved mummified Uruk-hai
carcass. We make exact prothestic copies of these viscous killers … use
CG to give us a 10,000 strong army. We have cast actors who look like
Aragorn and Theoden. In an amazing casting coup, Legolas has agreed to
return from Valinor with Gimli to recreate their part in this cinematic
retelling of the events at the end of the Third Age. They stand on the
battlements of the Deeping Wall, wind blowing in their hair, leading a
group of extras proudly portraying the brave garrison of Rohan soldiers …
Uruk drums roll up the valley … huge lighting rigs flash simulated
lightening … rain towers send gallons of water into the air … on an
assistant director`s signal, twenty 35mm cameras start rolling
simultaneously … the battle of Helm`s Deep is about to be captured on
film.

Sure, it`s not really THE LORD OF THE RINGS … but it could still be a
pretty damn cool movie.

Cheers, Peter J


A szerző más irásai
Hozzászólások

A hozzászóláshoz be kell jelentkezned.