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17 Epic Facts About The Lord Of The Rings

Updated: Jun 30, 2021

The Lord of the Rings is a work that has many fans around the world, both with the book written by J. R. R. Tolkien and the film adaptation directed by Peter Jackson. Now it is expected to be released as a series for a long time on Amazon. The release date is not yet known.

We wrote the unknown fun facts from The Lord of the Rings trilogy!

1. A real forge was built in the dwarven forges, and these scenes were brought to life by foundry workers disguised as dwarves.

2. Everyone had to wear wigs, except for one person in the Hobbit village. He was Billy, the son of Peter Jackson because his hair looked like a natural hobbit hair.

Lord Of The Rings Katie played a Bell Boffin

3. It was impromptu that Grima Wormtongue shed a tear when he saw Saruman's 10,000-man army.

Grima Wormtongue tear lord of the rings

4. Viggo Mortensen kept his sword at his side to get used to the role of Aragorn, so he had problems with the police from time to time.

Aragorn lord of the rings

5. Gandalf's other names are Mithrandir or "gray wanderer" in Elvish, Tharkûn in Dwarf, and Incánus in Harad.

Gandalf lord of the rings

6. The 2 doors seen in the Black Gate scene are due to a minor typo in the script given to the art department.

Black Gate lord of the rings

7. The scene where Gollum is chasing fish in a small flowing stream was filmed in icy water. The night before the scene was filmed, it snowed and the crew melted the snow in the area with heaters. Click to see where LOTR was filmed.

Gollum lord of the rings

8. A total of 2,730 effects were used throughout the series.

9. Most extras in the Army of Rohan are actually women. When it was announced that extras who know how to ride a horse were wanted for the stage, it was seen that especially women were better riders and they were used in the movie.

Army of Rohan are actually women

10. All the actors playing the orcs were constantly rinsing their mouths with a licorice-based liquid to turn their mouths pink to black.

orcs lord of the rings

11. In addition to playing Gimli, John Rhys-Davies also voiced Treebeard.

ohn Rhys-Davies also voiced Treebeard

12. At the end of the movie, the actors were given gifts. Miranda Otto took one of Eowyn's robe and sword, Liv Tyler took Arwen's "dead robe", and Orlando Bloom took one of Legolas' bows.

Arwen's "dead robe"

13. In Tolkien's book The Silmarillion, there is a very powerful evil entity named Morgoth, which even Sauron fears.