Peter Jackson Interview

Peter Jackson isn’t shy about what motivated him to create the films.  He clearly was doing it for the love of the source material.

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On December 2, 2003, I was invited to join a few other journalists to interview the actors and crew of The Lord of the Rings.

Remember that no one had yet seen Return of the King, and PJ hadn’t yet done The Hobbit. We didn’t know that this film would garner 13 Academy Awards–or that it would cap what many argue is the greatest film trilogy of all time. We knew the expectations for this film were high, but it hadn’t yet met (or eclipsed) those.