“Six years ago we sat with Peter on the floor of his house, eating fish and chips, and he said he wanted to make Lord of the Rings like Tolkien imagined. One of the things is that the quintessential Tolkien battles are battles of epic proportion unlike anything we had seen on screen before. Spartacus attempted it with extras, and there’s been Japanese movies that have attempted it with tens of thousands of people, but never on the sort of scale that Tolkien imagined. Helm’s Deep is our first opportunity to really bring those forces to bear.” 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.