The Fellowship takes a World Trip
Stop: NEW ZEALAND
"All right everybody, that's it for today. Lunch break!" yelled Peter
Jackson over the hubbub of the assembled members of the cast and crew
of LOTR. They all trekked back to the mess tent and found a very
"Who are you?" said Ian McKellan and Gandalf at exactly the same time.
"Hi, I'm Pippin!"
"Hi, I'm Billy!"
Elijah Wood and Frodo stared at each other.
"An Elf? Here?" said Orlando Bloom as he saw Legolas.
"Is Sam really that fat?" questioned Sean Astin.
"Hey! Just because you play me in some movie doesn't mean you have to
criticize your character!" retorted Sam.
"So. . .you got any pipeweed?" asked Merry to Dominic Monaghan.
"Er. . .go ask the Weta guys."
"The time of Aragorn has come! No more imposters!" said Aragorn as he
"It was Peter Jackson who assigned me the part! Go ask him to cast
And so it was that the Fellowship came to New Zealand.