Friday, March 29, 2002
Paul as Frodo? George as Gandalf? Is this for real???
Lord of the Rings director, Peter Jackson, says The Fab Four wanted to do their own version of the film back in the '60s but J.R.R Tolkien, author and owner of the movie rights (wisely) nixed their plans.
I'm a pretty big fan of The Beatles and I've never heard this bit of lore. I've been sitting here trying to wrap my brain around the concept and it's about to make my head explode.
They must have been really high when they cooked this one up...Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds high.
Yahoo! News - Beatles Wanted to Do Rings Film in 1960s