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Cast News: Lee, the Trooper

January 26, 2000 at 5:19 pm by xoanon  - 

SFX has scored another LOTR related article, this one concerning Christopher Lee (Saruman) and his TV adaptation of Gormenghast. This is what they say of Lee:

“Working with (Christopher) Lee was great!” exclaims (Alan) Wilson “But, I mean, he really hurt himself. There was a sword fight scene where he fell down a flight of stairs. But he carried on. If you want a definition of the word trooper, then Christopher Lee is it.”

Lee, on his way over after an intense and grueling interview session, interrupts.

“They all thought I was dead,” he says in his trademark sepulchral tones, “but I only bruised myself.”

Lee, taller than you’d think (and he looks pretty damn tall on screen)…

Posted in Old Main News on January 26, 2000 by

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