Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Movie Discussion: The Lord of the Rings:
What if.....

KasDel
Rivendell


Aug 16 2013, 12:48am

Post #1 of 5 (524 views)
Shortcut
What if..... Can't Post

1. John Huston had tried out for the role of Gandalf?

and

2. Brother Theodore had tried out for the role of Gollum?

Think that would have given Peter some consternation?

p.s. I like all the above!

KasDel the Last

"Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger." Gildor


Radagast-Aiwendil
Gondor


Aug 16 2013, 9:38am

Post #2 of 5 (209 views)
Shortcut
I doubt it [In reply to] Can't Post

Because although Huston and Theodore are good, McKellen and Serkis are far, far better in the roles, in my opinion.

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us."-Gandalf


dijomaja
Lorien

Aug 16 2013, 11:09am

Post #3 of 5 (207 views)
Shortcut
well... [In reply to] Can't Post

Br. Theodore did a nice job vocally, I thought.

Huston was a fine director but the memory of his wooden delivery as Gandalf is indelibly etched upon my memory. Without trying I can recall the scene toward the end of TH:

"your-story-has-the ring-of truth-yes-it-RINGS-true..."

Arrggh.


Darkstone
Immortal


Aug 16 2013, 1:18pm

Post #4 of 5 (209 views)
Shortcut
It would absolutely freak him out! [In reply to] Can't Post

Since both of them are dead.Wink

(Then again, he'd probably go "LOTR as a zombie movie? Why didn't I think of that earlier? This will ROCK!")

I've always preferred John Huston's voice as Gandalf., and I bet the visual would be fantastic. (He's so pointy, like Gandalf, as opposed to McKellen's roundness, unlike Gandalf.)

And Brother Theodore as Gollum is genius! Kudos!

******************************************
Once Gandalf dreamt he was a moth, a moth flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn't know he was Gandalf. Suddenly he woke up and there he was, solid and unmistakably Gandalf. But he didn't know if he was Gandalf who had dreamt he was a moth, or a moth dreaming he was Gandalf. Between Gandalf and a moth there must be some distinction! But really, there isn't, because he's actually Olórin dreaming he's both Gandalf *and* a moth!
-From Gandalfi: The Moth Dream


Patty
Immortal


Sep 6 2013, 7:38am

Post #5 of 5 (88 views)
Shortcut
Another dead but awesome Gandalf... [In reply to] Can't Post

was Michael Hordern. He had the perfect voice in the BBC radio adaptation. And he was a great actor, too.

Permanent address: Into the West





 
 

Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.