Whistler writes, “There’s a rumor spreading that Tolkien’s name is being omitted from the films entirely at the request of the estate. While it may be omitted from the title, it won’t be absent from the credits. Attached is a high-resolution, enhanced enlargement of the lower right corner of the new poster. I’m certain it shows Tolkien’s name next to small letters which presumably read “Based On the Novel By.” To see Whistler’s handiwork, CLICK HERE.
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.