The LOTR Movie Site

March 15, 2000

News From Around the Web
Matthew Bass

We've been tipped that Cate Blanchett (Galadriel) will be appearing at the 2000 Oscars as a presenter. Look for her on March 26th.

Now that Bernad Hill has been confirmed as Theoden, who is Kevin Conway (whom Ain't It Cool News reported as being cast as Theoden last month) going to be portraying? Speculation abounds. Denethor is a possibility.

My friend Joram over at Ringbearer was one of the lucky fellows chosen to submit a couple of fan questions to Peter Jackson. Stop by his site or e-mail him at joram@fandom.com to submit your questions for voting.

Sir Ian McKellen has updated his E-Post area. Stop by to read his answers to questions submitted by other Lord of the Rings fans.

Ringbearer is reporting that Tom Baker was offered a part in LOTR, but turned it down because he didn't want to spend 18 months in New Zealand.