Join us on Facebook!
Join us in our 24 Hour Chatroom!
Get your tickets to Tolkien today!
Join us on Instagram

Latest Tweets

  1. TheOneRing.net
    TheOneRing.net: JRR Tolkien is like “I know a place” and it’s the same corner of the same pub every time https://t.co/hBaXoR81m2

  2. TheOneRing.net
    TheOneRing.net: You could have chosen a different screenshot in a story about COVID https://t.co/OoSrtdXunl

  3. TheOneRing.net
    TheOneRing.net: Now is the time to start reading Lord of the Rings. Grab a book, sit outside amongst nature and escape to Middle-ea… https://t.co/ucfhCVfy62

News Alerts

Get emailed with every new post!

Eyes on Stalks picked up that…..

February 17, 2000 at 2:23 pm by Tehanu  - 

Gambolling around Mordor didn’t stop me from finding out some snippets of news. The DoC staff at one of the huts I stayed at said that some LOTR filming had already taken place over by the Tukino skifield (no no, don’t imagine the Riders of Rohan on snowboards please, it’s midsummer here! Though people I talked to who’d been on the summit of Ruapehu above Tukino got snowed on briefly the day before) and DoC had denied them permission to bring in horses, helicopters etc. so they had to do without, presumably. I suspect that although the area I was hiking through was as Mordor-like as you could possibly want, there’s no way that DoC would let a film crew anywhere near it unless they were prepared to get there the way we did, on foot.
My miraculous periscope-like vision also detected some other unrelated factoids: It looks like Rosie’s role in the films will be a little larger than in the books, perhaps so that there is more sense of her and Sam’s relationship before he leaves the Shire.

Posted in Old Spy Reports on February 17, 2000 by

Daggers of Tauriel

Comments are closed.