John Boorman

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Boorman in 2006

Sir John Boorman CBE (b. 18 January 1933) is an English film director who had planned a film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, however the plan fell through, although he used some elements from his proposed film on the film Excalibur, which he directed.

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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.

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  1. Winnipeg Free Press, Apr 4 1981 Issue, (accessed 8 September 2014)