Lord of the Rings | Behind the Scenes

Lord of the Rings

On the performance-capture stage

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

On the performance-capture stage

Photo by New Line Productions

As Smeagol/Gollum in <em>The Two Towers.</em>

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

As Smeagol/Gollum in The Two Towers.

Photo by New Line Productions

As Gollum

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

As Gollum

Photo by New Line Productions

With computer sensors for Gollum

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

With computer sensors for Gollum

Photo by New Line Productions

With computer sensors for Gollum

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

With computer sensors for Gollum

Photo by New Line Productions

Time Off: Three days on the Wanganui River, North Island, New Zealand

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Time Off: Three days on the Wanganui River, North Island, New Zealand

Gollum

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum

Photo by New Line Productions

Gollum

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum

Photo by New Line Productions

To Gollum

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

To Gollum's disgust, Sam stews a brace of coneys

Photo by New Line Productions

Gollum listens to Frodo

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum listens to Frodo

Photo by New Line Productions

Gollum enjoys a fish

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum enjoys a fish

Photo by New Line Productions

Gollum brings Frodo and Sam a coney

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum brings Frodo and Sam a coney

Photo by New Line Productions

Gollum goes fishing

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Gollum goes fishing

Photo by New Line Productions

Andy Serkis as Gollum

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Andy Serkis as Gollum

Winner at the Empire Awards

2004 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Winner at the Empire Awards

With Smeagol and Gollum

2004 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

With Smeagol and Gollum

Photo by Andy Serkis

As Smeagol

As Smeagol
 

Andy and Orly on bikes

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Andy and Orly on bikes

Top: Scene of Frodo and Sam wrestling Gollum as originally shot with Andy Serkis in unitard.<br /><br />
Bottom: After application of CGI

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Top: Scene of Frodo and Sam wrestling Gollum as originally shot with Andy Serkis in unitard.

Bottom: After application of CGI

Photo by New Line Productions

With Ian McKellen, Vanity Fair party, Oscar night

2004

With Ian McKellen, Vanity Fair party, Oscar night

Photo by Richard Swaidan

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