“Normally, if we need a character to emote and give a performance with dialogue we try to cast a human being,” said Peter Jackson, director of The Two Towers, “but Gollum’s the one exception where we are creating what we hope is a very extraordinary CG creature.” It was far from certain, going into the mammoth five-year undertaking that is The Lord of the Rings trilogy, that technology would yield a totally believable computer-generated (CG) character. [More]