The LOTR Movie Site
September 26, 1999
on Recent Casting
I'm not too sure I would put too much stock in
Film Unlimited's recent article concerning the possible role of the incredibly homely Uma
Thurman in LOTR until some kind of official confirmation comes out...considering they
couldn't even get the order of the films correct...
If they are indeed correct (my worst nightmare come to
life), I would speculate her role is actually that of Eowyn, not Galadriel,
contrary to former rumours...both Eowyn and Faramir are introduced in the second film, The
Two Towers, and have more prominent roles in the last film, The Return of the
King. Or rather I should say book, instead of film, since we have no idea
what all will be edited out in the films.
In terms of Terrance Stamp...perhaps Lord Denethor?
(I would prefer to see Anthony Hopkins in that role, and Sean Connery in the role of
Theoden, but my hopes are not very high for that.) I think Mr. Stamp would fill the
Lord Denethor's shoes quite nicely, however. Again, however, due to the Film
Unlimited writer's lack of attention to details, I am still not convinced he or she is not