The Lord of the Rings Director Honors Fans with Their Names in Credits of Films’ DVDs. The Lord of the Rings Fan Club Launches Today.

(NORFOLK, Va. October 17, 2001) — Inspired by the one hundred million readers of The Lord of the RingsTM, Director Peter Jackson has become the first person in movie-making history to simultaneously write, direct and produce three films at one time. In another pioneering and Middle-earth-shattering move announced today, Jackson has decided to immortalize the most ardent Tolkien fans – charter members in The Lord of the Rings Fan Club – by placing their names in the film’s credits on the DVDs. [More]