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In order to make their forced perspective shots work with non-static cameras special rigs were built to move the camera and the actor simultaneously.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

The pages of script that Jack gave to Carl in the ship were actually part of Peter Jackson’s personal copy of the King Kong (1933) script itself.
King Kong (2005)

The pages of script that Jack gave to Carl in the ship were actually part of Peter Jackson’s personal copy of the King Kong (1933) script itself.

King Kong (2005)

Peter Jackson has said that his first choice for Bilbo Baggins was always Martin Freeman.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Peter Jackson has said that his first choice for Bilbo Baggins was always Martin Freeman.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The dummy of Sean Bean’s body, seen at the end, was so convincing that a crew member, while taking lunch orders, asked other cast members if he wanted anything.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

The dummy of Sean Bean’s body, seen at the end, was so convincing that a crew member, while taking lunch orders, asked other cast members if he wanted anything.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Sylvester McCoy (Radagast the Brown) was previously considered for the role of Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Sylvester McCoy (Radagast the Brown) was previously considered for the role of Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The man dressed up as Santa that stabs Angel’s hand is director Peter Jackson.
Hot Fuzz (2007)

The man dressed up as Santa that stabs Angel’s hand is director Peter Jackson.

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Gollum is missing his left ear lobe. This is due to an air trap in the casting that was made for Peter Jackson’s approval of the figure. When looking at the casting, the design team concluded that it should stay that way since it looked like a battle wound that might have occurred during Gollum’s past adventures.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

Gollum is missing his left ear lobe. This is due to an air trap in the casting that was made for Peter Jackson’s approval of the figure. When looking at the casting, the design team concluded that it should stay that way since it looked like a battle wound that might have occurred during Gollum’s past adventures.

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

The method of creating hobbit feet was changed for this film. For the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the prosthetic feet only fitted over the actors’ feet, requiring them to be re-applied after periods of walking in them. For this film, the prosthetic went all the way up to the actors’ knees.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The method of creating hobbit feet was changed for this film. For the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the prosthetic feet only fitted over the actors’ feet, requiring them to be re-applied after periods of walking in them. For this film, the prosthetic went all the way up to the actors’ knees.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

A floor plan of Bag End made by WETA.
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

A floor plan of Bag End made by WETA.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

In the scene where Frodo is leaving everyone behind at Emyn Muil to take up the quest on his own, divers went into the water to make sure it would be free of any sharp objects or debris for Sean Astin to run into when Sam goes chasing after him. Although they gave the OK, Sean ended up stepping on a piece of glass that completely pierced his foot from top to bottom, requiring a helicopter to transport him to the nearest hospital and several stitches.
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

In the scene where Frodo is leaving everyone behind at Emyn Muil to take up the quest on his own, divers went into the water to make sure it would be free of any sharp objects or debris for Sean Astin to run into when Sam goes chasing after him. Although they gave the OK, Sean ended up stepping on a piece of glass that completely pierced his foot from top to bottom, requiring a helicopter to transport him to the nearest hospital and several stitches.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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