The artistic workforce behind the “Lord of the Rings” movies disliked Harvey Weinstein a lot that one of many movie’s costumes was designed to be a dig on the Hollywood mogul, in response to actor Elijah Wood.
Weinstein was one of many business’s greatest powerbrokers before his rape conviction last year, and his Miramax manufacturing firm had the preliminary rights to the “Lord of the Rings” movies.
Wooden, who performed Frodo Baggins, told the “Armchair Expert” podcast that Weinstein had saddled filmmaker Peter Jackson some seemingly unimaginable circumstances for getting the flicks made with one other studio, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jackson pulled it off anyway, securing a take care of New Line Cinema for what would change into an iconic big-screen franchise.
However he took at shot at Weinstein with one of many costumes for the orcs.
Wooden stated co-star Sean Astin, who performed Samwise Gamgee, said in another podcast interview that he noticed the masks when he arrived on the set.
“He had seen these orc masks. And one of many orc masks — and I keep in mind this vividly — was designed to appear like Harvey Weinstein as a form of a ‘fuck you,’” Wooden stated, in response to THR, including: “I believe that’s OK to speak about now, the man is fucking incarcerated. Fuck him.”
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