Fans know that The Lord of the Rings trilogy “films were directed by Peter Jackson — distributed by New Line Cinema — and are considered to be one of the biggest and most ambitious movie projects ever undertaken, with an overall budget of $285 million, the entire project took eight years, with the filming for all three films done simultaneously and entirely in Jackson’s native New Zealand.” Click here to see how some of the characters look now. Continue reading to see how Lord of the Rings should have ended.

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