November 13, 2001
Through LotR Fan Club
(NORFOLK, Va. November 12, 2001) Astin (Sam Gamgee), Dominic
Monaghan (Meriadoc Brandbuck, Merry), and Billy Boyd (Peregrin Took, Pippin) have joined
fellow cast member Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins) in The Lord of the Rings Fan Club.
"Frodo did it. Merry did it. And Sam did it. How can I not join them. We Hobbits
stick together,² remarked Boyd.
The Lord of the Rings Fan Club launched on October 17, 2001, with an unprecedented charter
membership program on LOTRfanclub.com. Charter members receive:
-- an annual subscription to the bimonthly movie magazine
-- a limited-edition, widescreen-format collector's lithograph (featuring scenes
from The Fellowship of the Ring)
-- a 10% discount at the Fan Clubıs online store and catalog
-- preference (two weeks before general public) in purchasing exclusive,
-- fan mail service to link fans directly to the stars of the trilogy; plus
-- only charter members will have the honor of seeing their names in the credits of the
To sign up, fans can visit LOTRfanclub.com, go to the official Lord of the Rings web site
at lordoftherings.net and click on ³Fan Club, or call 1-800-451-6381 (North America only)
or 303-856-2201 (from anywhere in the world) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. MST.