“John Rhys-Davies told SCI FI Wire that he didn’t ask Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson if he could play both the dwarf Gimli and Treebeard in the upcoming second Rings film, The Two Towers. “I certainly would not be as impertinent as to ask,” Rhys-Davies said in an interview. “P.J. came up one day and said, ‘John, [co-screenwriter] Fran [Walsh] and I were just talking. Would you mind taking a shot at doing Treebeard, the voice of Treebeard?” Check out the whole article at Sci-Fi-Wire.
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.