Lord Of The Rings Quotes by Viggo Mortensen, Peter Jackson, Jessica Henwick, Andy Serkis, Orlando Bloom, Mohsin Hamid and many others.
When we shot ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ we had special permission to film in wild areas of New Zealand that could be accessed only by helicopter. They would drop us off and we would work all day, and they’d pick us up and take us out again.
‘The Lord of the Rings,’ published in the mid-1950s, was intended as a prehistory to our own world. It was perceived by Tolkien to be a small but significant episode in a vast alternate mythology constructed entirely out of his own imagination.
I think, back in the day, the ultimate trifecta was considered ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Lord of the Rings,’ and maybe ‘Star Trek.’
Originally when I went off to work on ‘The Lord of The Rings’ I got a call from my agent saying that I was just going to do a voice. But I couldn’t really approach it like that. To get Gollum’s voice I had to play the character.
Legolas in ‘Lord Of The Rings’ was sent as a bridge from his people into the world of dwarves and humans and wizards and everything else.
When I first did ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ I was acting on the set with the other actors, but then I had to go back and repeat the process on my own to do the physical capture on a motion capture stage.
As a child I read all kinds of stuff, whether it was ‘Asterix and Obelix’ and ‘Tin Tin’ comic books, or ‘Lord of the Rings,’ or Frank Herbert’s sci-fi. Or ‘The Wind in the Willows.’ Or ‘Charlotte’s Web.’
Lord of the Rings, I think, is far and away the most brilliantly done stuff.
My family’s a huge fan of ‘Lord of the Rings.’ My dad probably preaches from ‘Lord of the Rings’ as much as he does the Bible.
I think the amount of production value that was put into ‘Game of Thrones’ was incredible, and it’s unlike anything I’ve seen on any other production, including ‘The Lord of the Rings.’
A friend forced me to watch ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ and even though it was a fantastic movie, I could only watch one.
One thing I’ve realized is that being a nerd has transformed. I like that it’s easier to read comic books and, like, ‘Lord of the Rings’ now. You don’t have to get punched in the chest in the gym locker room for that anymore.
I have a great deal of sympathy for reluctant readers because I was one. I would do anything to avoid reading. In my case, it wasn’t until I was 13 and discovered the ‘Lord of the Rings’ that I learned to love reading.
I loved the ‘Lord of the Rings’ books, ‘The Hobbit.’ And my parents, they still don’t understand it because they hate fantasy stuff. Neither of them are into it. So I don’t know where it comes from.
‘Lord of the Rings’ was a set of books in which the world had been conceived before the characters were placed within that context.
The spirit of the four hobbits in ‘Lord of the Rings,’ I suppose I miss that.
I’m a big fan of the ‘Harry Potter’ movies and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films.