Story by: Jack Foley
AS HYPE builds ahead of the December 17 UK release of The
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, the final film
in Peter Jackson's epic dramatic trilogy, Entertainment Film Distributors
will release a limited number of 35mm prints of the Special Extended
Editions of The
Fellowship of the Ring and The
Two Towers in theaters across the UK.
From December 5 - 11, they will release prints of the Special
Extended Edition of The Fellowship of the Ring in cities across
On December 12 - 15, these prints will be replaced with Special
Extended Edition prints of The Two Towers.
Then, on Tuesday, December 16, participating theaters will show
a one-time-only marathon of both Extended Edition prints. The
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King will open on Wednesday,
The exclusive screenings will take place at the Odeon West End
New Line Cinema presents the epic drama The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King, co-written, directed and produced by Peter
The third film in the highly acclaimed trilogy is produced by
Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh and Jackson. The screenplay is by
Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Jackson based on the book
by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Returning cast-members include (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin,
Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Brad Dourif, Bernard
Hill, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble,
Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban,
Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, and Elijah Wood.
The film is co-produced by Rick Porras and Jamie Selkirk. Robert
Shaye and Michael Lynne are the executive producers, along with
Mark Ordesky. Produced by Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh and Peter
Jackson, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is based
on the Book by J. R. R. Tolkien. The screenplay is by Fran Walsh
& Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson. The film is directed
by Peter Jackson.