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.
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