“Treebeard was great. I think there was some confusion that he wasn’t actually there (on set), that he was entirely CG, but they built Treebeard as an 18 foot animatronic puppet. His mouth could move, his eyes could blink and narrow, his arms could move and pick us up. Peter, an actor in New Zealand, would voice his dialogue through a PA system so we would interact with Treebeard, just like any other actor on the set.” 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.