Dom: When I started this job I was a six stone weakling…
New Zealand Bathtub Race 2000
Nooo, Elijah, don’t drown!
I wonder what they do once the bathtubs sink…
flawless, no other cast can ever come close.
“It is a long time, and the great thing is we actually became a family, and the fellowship that is represented in the film, became a real fellowship, I mean I’ve made some of my best friends of my life on this picture. I’m so blessed to be a part of this project” - Elijah Wood
Lord Of The Rings Cast
Elijah: I think the most important thing I’ll take away is the friendships I’ve made. Being in New Zealand for that length of time with these people was such a joy. It was difficult — six- day weeks and 15-hour days — and completely exhausting, but the friendships got us through. I will be friends with these people forever. The Fellowship will always exist. So in some ways the journey will never end for us, which is beautiful.
Here’s a great clip from Access Hollywood’s coverage of the L.A. premiere of RotK, 3 Dec 2003: Members of the Fellowship talking about their tattoos. Elijah’s, Dom says, is in “the no-no spot.” Lijah does not agree.