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John Boorman

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John Boorman is a director who had planned to adapt The Lord of the Rings to film, however the plan fell through and he directed Excalibur instead.

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"I met Tolkien when I was preparing the film and he asked me if the film would be live-action or animated; he was relieved we weren't animating the film. Well, we all know what subsequently happened with Ralph Bakshi's version of Lord of the Rings which was animated."[1]

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  1. [newspaperarchive.com], "[1]", 4 April 1981 (accessed 8 September 2014)