Bill Welden has been studying and writing about Tolkien’s invented languages for over thirty years. He was one of several Tolkien language experts who were consulted by the filmakers. After visiting the set last August, Bill was inspired to write to his fellow Tolkien scholars the following first hand account of his experiences while in New Zealand. To read his impressions of the film, including the assertions he heard that Arwen will NOT travel to Rohan or Gondor (until her wedding to Aragorn), CLICK HERE
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.