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Did Gimli cause Jackson’s ulcer?

April 9, 2011 at 10:27 am by newsfrombree  - 

Veteran actor John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) believes his offer to make an appearance in The Hobbit may have caused Peter Jackson’s stomach ulcer.

The 66-year-old Lord of the Rings star said he initially told Jackson he wouldn’t be returning to Middle Earth as the dwarf Gimli, but later had a change of heart.

“The other day when I realised it was about to start a little shiver of regret went through me,” he said.

“So I called Peter Jackson’s assistant and said, ‘If there was anything or even just an excuse to come down do let me know…’

“PJ promptly collapsed and was admitted to hospital, I never heard back.

[Read More] (Thank to Owain for the heads up)

 

Posted in Conventions, Director news, Events, John Rhys-Davies, Lord of the Rings, LotR Cast News, LotR Movies, Peter Jackson on April 9, 2011 by Source: Stuff.co.nz Did Gimli cause Jackson’s ulcer? | Discuss