LOTR crew’s revenge on Harvey Weinstein: Elijah Wood reveals Orc mask was styled on disgraced movie mogul’s face

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  • The 40-year-old actor, who plays Frodo Baggins in the franchise, spoke to Dax Shepard on the Armchair Expert podcast, where he revealed the shock resemblance
  • Orcs – fictional humanoid monsters similar to ghosts from the books of JRR Tolkien and brought to life by Peter Jackson – have distorted faces
  • Elijah claimed the Lord of the Rings orc was styled on the infamous Weinstein image after the film mogul sparked a fury with the cast and crew.
  • Weinstein’s film company Miramax owned the rights to Lord of the Rings in the early nineties, still causing a number of issues with producer Peter.
  • They eventually transferred to the film companies, but managed to make the final dig as the monster based on Weinstein – something the cast and crew noted.
  • Weinstein inadvertently helped spark the #MeToo movement after decades of allegations of sexual harassment of women in Hollywood

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Elijah Wood has claimed that the Lord of the Rings orc was styled on the image of Harvey Weinstein after the film mogul incited the anger of the cast and crew.

Speaking to Dax Shepard on the Armchair Expert podcast, the 40-year-old star, who played Frodo Baggins in the franchise, revealed that the infamous movie Boss, currently imprisoned for sex crimes, was the inspiration behind a beast.

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Orcs – fictional humanoid monsters similar to goblins – have deformed faces and Eliza reveals: ‘One of the orc masks – and I remember it clearly – is designed to look like Harvey Weinstein as a ‘f**k u’ was designed for. ”

Changing Look: Lord of the Rings' Gothmog the Orc is featured
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who all are there? Elijah Wood has claimed that The Lord of the Rings orc was styled on the image of Harvey Weinstein, after the film mogul sparked a fury with the cast and crew (Weinstein, left in 2014, went on to become Gothamog the Orc). , right in Lord of the Rings)

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Weinstein’s film company Miramax owned the rights to Lord of the Rings in the early nineties, still causing a number of issues with producer Peter Jackson.

When he managed to take the films to New Line Cinema for a different deal, the New Zealand-born filmmaker and his team found a way to raise two fingers to Weinstein as the monstrous villain Orcs.

Elijah explained how her co-star Sean Astin, who played Samvaiz Gamgi, said in another interview that he saw a recognizable mask on set.

He explained: “He saw these orc masks. And one of the orc masks and I remember it clearly – was designed to look like Harvey Weinstein…

A Facelift: Although he didn't specify which orc the movie Boss was designed to look like (pictured last year), Gothamog bears the most striking resemblance.

Looking Up: Gothamog is the Witch-King's lieutenant in the Third Age from Minas Morgul, played by Lawrence Makore, who seems to be the most striking resemblance.

A facelift: Although he didn’t specify which orc the movie Boss (left from last year) was designed to look like, Gothamog (right), the Witch-King’s lieutenant in the Third Age from Minas Morgul, Joe Lawrence Makore, played by, appears to be the most striking resemblance

‘[It was] Kind of like ‘f**k you,’ “I guess it’s okay to talk about this now, that guy f**k is in prison. F**k him.”

Although he didn’t specify which orc the movie Boss was designed to look like, the most striking resemblance to Gothamog, the Witch-King’s lieutenant in the Third Age from Minas Morgul, played by Lawrence Makore, bears the most striking resemblance.

Elijah’s words come only two weeks after Weinstein again pleaded not guilty to another sexual assault charge in court in Los Angeles.

A back-and-forth battle between prosecutors and lawyers for the disgraced filmmaker over one of the 11 sexual assault charges continued on September 20, with Weinstein pleading not guilty — for the second time — to the charge.

After: Speaking to Dax Shepard on the Armchair Expert podcast, the star who played Frodo Baggins in the franchise (pictured) revealed the news

After: Speaking to Dax Shepard on the Armchair Expert podcast, the star who played Frodo Baggins in the franchise (pictured) revealed the news

A month earlier, Judge Lisa Lench dropped a September 2010 charge of sexual battery on a woman at the Beverly Hills Hotel – after accepting lawyers’ challenge that the statute of limitations on the alleged offense had expired.

Nevertheless, the judge discharged prosecutors as a new indictment to amend the charge and bring him back to criminal court in Downtown LA…

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