Date: 13th December 2004

Lord Of The Rings stars keen to return

The stars of Lord Of The Rings have given director Peter Jackson a promise they'll return for The Hobbit if he is prepared to make it.

Jackson has hinted that he would be interested in adapting the pre-Lord of The Rings story into a movie, and now his Hobbit stars are pushing him to go for it.

Billy Boyd, who played Pippin in the Lord of The Rings films, said: "People want it so much. There was talk of us playing our characters' relatives. I'm sure we'd all make ourselves free for that."

And Jackson would be able to cut down on the on-set costs if his Hobbits returned - they're considering buying a communal property in New Zealand.

Elijah Wood said: "A lot of us are actually thinking about going in on property in New Zealand."

Source: Press Release