He’s the special effects wizard who seems to visit the Academy Awards every other year to collect an Oscar for a “Lord of the Rings” film. But it’s a gentle, animated children’s show about a Medieval knight and her goofy, fire-breathing dragon that captures most of Richard Taylor’s attention these days. Of course it doesn’t hurt that Taylor’s own preschool children are among the biggest fans of “Jane and the Dragon,” the cornerstone show of the qubo Channel, NBC’s Saturday morning block of children’s programming.
Thanks to board member diedye for sending in this article in which Taylor reveals that the eyes of Lord of the Rings actor Andy Serkis stand in for the eyes of the dragon. Read More