‘Sean Astin, who played Sam in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, told SCI FI Wire that he took on a completely different role when he took a job directing an upcoming episode of The WB’s vampire series Angel, which he just finished. “The episode is called ‘Soulless,'” Astin said in an interview. “On some level I felt like I had arrived.”‘ [More]

TheOneRing.net reported exclusively that Sean Astin would be directing an Angel episode in this newspost back in August.