According to NZ’s ‘Onfilm’ magazine, the NZ premiere is expected to take place in the famous old Embassy theatre in Wellington on the 19th. Peter Jackson is a trustee of the theatre. Some of the stars are supposedly coming back for the celebrations in NZ. Meanwhile New Line boss is quoted in the Evening Post as being ‘thrilled’ with the finished rough cut of the first movie. “…he was pleased artistically and commercially” according to EP Mark Ordesky.