“You can take the guy out of Middle-earth. But can you take Middle-earth out of the guy? In the case of Frodo Baggins’ other half, separating from his Hobbit habit hasn’t been so easy. Sean Astin — Sam Gamgee in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy — admits that it will be hard to step away from saving mankind from evil Orcs, bad wizards and that annoying Gollum. ‘I’d be lying if I didn’t say that I hate to see it end,’ said Astin in a soft voice. He’d also be lying if he didn’t wonder if audiences will see him in any other role…”
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.