Entertainment Sean Astin reveals Peter Jackson’s most 'brutal' piece of 'Lord Of The Rings' direction

21:50  28 november  2020
21:50  28 november  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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actor Sean Astin has been a part of many memorable roles, none more so than as Samwise Gamgee in Peter Jackson ' s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. on Jackson by the studio and fans to do justice to J.R.R Tolkien' s classic fantasy novels, his method of direction was never overbearing or loud.

One piece of acting advice devastated Sean Astin on Lord Of The Rings sets. In The Lord of the Rings , Sean Astin played the role of the loyal servant sidekick to the lead character of the series And the piece of direction by Jackson appears to have worked since Astin ' s portrayal of Sam is

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Sean Astin and Elijah Wood in Lord Of The Rings (New Line Cinema) Sean Astin and Elijah Wood in Lord Of The Rings (New Line Cinema)

Not every element of filming was so smooth sailing, though. Sean Astin, who portrayed Samwise Gamgee in all three films, recently revealed the most brutal criticism he received from director Peter Jackson, telling Cinemablend he simply said, “I just didn’t believe that,” after a particularly weak piece of acting.

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Actor Sean Astin , who played Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings films, recently recalled that, despite Jackson often being quiet on set and allowing the "The most painful thing Peter Jackson ever said to me … you know, he' s a man of few words. He' s a very, very stoic guy," Astin recalled to

Sean Astin recently joined the ReelBlend podcast to talk about his time in New Zealand with Peter He remembers a time that Jackson had to call him out, with a “ brutal ” piece of direction . The Lord of the Rings movies ended up being a generational hit, eventually earning a slew of Oscars including

Astin admits that he was left in shock at this put-down, even comparing it to “a Mortal Kombat death blow.” But while Astin was a little upset by Jackson’s remarks, which he insists weren’t meant to be so brutal, he is the first to admit that his comments were “true.”

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“It was true that I was not invested, that I was out of it. I was out of the character. I was out of the mood. I was out of... I just wasn't there."

Barrie M. Osborne, Michael Lynne, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Jason Diamond, Dominic Monaghan, John Rhys-Davies posing for a photo: The cast and crew of © Provided by Yahoo! Entertainment UK The cast and crew of "The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King," winner for Best Motion Picture, Drama with Peter Jackson in the centre (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)

As you’d expect, Astin only had kind words to say about Jackson, even calling the above comments “a perfect piece of direction,” as it immediately made him “focus harder.”

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Sean Astin (born February 25 , 1971 in Santa Monica, California ) is an American film actor , director , and producer . He portrayed Samwise Gamgee in Peter Jackson ' s The Lord of the Rings film trilogy . Sean Astin had been acting since he was a child and was best known for his role as Michael "Mikey"

This incident was clearly a rarity, as Astin said Jackson was “a man of few words,” who would usually be “performative” if he wanted an actor to perform a scene in a certain way.

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“He can act things out, and he's very eloquent and so forth. But on a day-to-day basis, Peter Jackson is basically like a quiet guy. He sort of lets the work do the talking, and his direction was always very minimal. Mostly his direction would be, 'Let's do it again.'"

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