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Did Gimli cause Jackson’s ulcer?

April 9, 2011 at 10:27 am by newsfrombree  - 

Veteran actor John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) believes his offer to make an appearance in The Hobbit may have caused Peter Jackson’s stomach ulcer.

The 66-year-old Lord of the Rings star said he initially told Jackson he wouldn’t be returning to Middle Earth as the dwarf Gimli, but later had a change of heart.

“The other day when I realised it was about to start a little shiver of regret went through me,” he said.

“So I called Peter Jackson’s assistant and said, ‘If there was anything or even just an excuse to come down do let me know…’

“PJ promptly collapsed and was admitted to hospital, I never heard back.

[Read More] (Thank to Owain for the heads up)


Posted in Conventions, Director news, Events, John Rhys-Davies, Lord of the Rings, LotR Cast News, LotR Movies, Peter Jackson on April 9, 2011 by Source: Did Gimli cause Jackson’s ulcer? | Discuss
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4 responses to “Did Gimli cause Jackson’s ulcer?”

  1. Pablo says:

    This doesn’t surprise me, the dwarves are capable of being irritating both for the elves or any being of Middle Earth including PJ

  2. Rochendil says:

    erh… I think he was making a joke ?!? And a good one at that. I cant belive this is being reported like he was serious.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Yeah I do believe that he was joking.

  4. hobby says:

    I do not think that this comment was mean’t to be taken seriously, there are quite a few other people who have not had their phones calls or emails replied to.

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