It’s a little-known fact that a live action version of Lord Of The Rings almost happened in the mid-’70s. Director John Boorman, best known at the time for the Academy Award-nominated Deliverance, had talked with rights-holder United Artists about making a film of the famous trilogy. Finances and movie-studio politics put an end to his dream for an epic re-telling of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.