I did find it essential to stay true to the spirit of Tolkien; every day I was on the set with the book in the one hand, and the script in the other. Whenever Peter Jackson strayed too far from Tolkien, I shouted: ‘Yes, but on page 497 of the book it says otherwise!
11.) The Lord of the Rings - Peter Jackson (2001-2003)
cinematography by Andrew Lesnie
Yeah, he gave me the ring, and Sting (8) and a pair of hobbit feet. The ring is in a pouch and the pouch is in a box. I don’t take it out; it’s hidden away. I guess that is oddly appropriate given the nature of the story. Keep it secret, keep it safe.
Elijah Wood about the Ring that Peter Jackson gave him
20.) Lord of the Rings - Peter Jackson (2003)
Favorite Lord of the Rings - The Return of The King Screencaps