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Images: Hobbits Fly Frodo Air To LOTR Premiere

Lord of the Rings Stars greet "Frodo" plane in Los Angeles enroute to NZ premiere

Images taken at Los Angeles Airport as the stars from Lord of the Rings greeted the arrival of Air New Zealand's "Frodo" plane as it touched down in the US.

They were in Los Angeles for the LA premiere of the film - and four stars flew down to today's NZ premiere onboard "Frodo" - they were Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd plus Karl Urban. It was the Hobbit Express to Middle Earth flying through the night last night to bring the stars down to NZ.

The Air NZ "Frodo" plane left here on Friday with two hobbits onboard and arrived back this morning with three hobbits and a knight inside!


L-R

Barrie Osborne, producer of LOTR

Bernard Hill, King Theoden of Rohan

Andy Serkis, Gollum

Mark Ordesky - Exec.Producer on LOTR and president of Fine Line Features

Elijah Wood, Frodo

Dominic Monaghan - Merry

Billy Boyd, Pippin

Caption: L- R (small group shot)

Bernard Hill, King Theoden of Rohan

Andy Sekis, Gollum

Mark Ordesky, Executive Producer on LOTR and president of Fine Line Features

Elijah Wood, Frodo

Any further information please contact: Shannon Huse, Air NZ public affairs

(09) 336 3514 or 021 689951


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