Maxim Magazine's "Maxim Goes To The Movies" issue sports some new Return of The King Images. Theoden readying the Rohirrim for battle, Frodo in Shelob's Lair, and Frodo and Sam at the Crossroads.
The ever-reliable TORC spy Eldárwen sends along a bit of information:Seems New Line is shooting for July 2 as the release date for the ROTK trailer (I believe that is when Terminator 3 is released).
"I talked to someone who saw some ROTK clips..."
PREMIERE CHALLENGE: Wellington's Embassy trust chairman Bill Sheat and fundraiser Sir Ronald Scott in the theatre yesterday. Wellington's mayor decided to back a $2 million payment to the theatre for refurbishments for the Return Of The King premiere.---KENT BLECHYNDEN/Dominion Post
Worried that the third installment of the Lord of the Rings saga may not live up to the awesome first episodes?
"My favorite story in The Silmarillion is Turin Turambar; it's so immensely sad, poignant, moving. I was inspired by how Turin only wanted to do what he felt was right, but his decisions often went awry and everything he possessed passed away. Whatever he gained, or wanted, he would lose."
Howard Shore, composer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has told Province that he has had the privilege of viewing the rough cut of Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
"While a member of the Fellowship, Aragorn was not so much a leader as one of many leaders -- even, at times, a follower. From the time that Boromir falls defending Merry and Pippin, however, Aragorn assumes quite a different posture. It's as if the words of fealty delivered by Boromir's faltering lips finally convince Aragorn that he has the authority to lead -- without Gandalf's guidance, without the Ringbearer's thoughts to be weighed, without the mission of the Council of Elrond to be protected..."