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Fotos: Lord of the Rings (behind scenes) | Ian McKellen Photographs
With Ian Holm (Bilbo) and Robert Shaye (New Line Cinema)

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Ian Holm (Bilbo) and Robert Shaye (New Line Cinema)

Gandalfs Shadow

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Gandalfs Shadow

Photo by Ian McKellen

Gandalf the Grey

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Gandalf the Grey

Photo by Sean Mathias

Bent

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Bent

On the set

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

On the set

On the steps at Bag End

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

On the steps at Bag End

Gandalf bids farewell to Bilbo outside the door at Bag End

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Gandalf bids farewell to Bilbo outside the door at Bag End

Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, and Tolkien

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, and Tolkien

Photo by Pierre Vinet

With Frodo (Elijah Wood) on the Bag End set

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Frodo (Elijah Wood) on the Bag End set

With Sean Astin on Milford Sound, NZ

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Sean Astin on Milford Sound, NZ

Hobbit and Gandalf

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Hobbit and Gandalf

With Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd

With Elijah Wood in between takes

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Elijah Wood in between takes

On the motion capture stage

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

On the motion capture stage

With Elijah Wood and Philippa Boyens in between takes

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Elijah Wood and Philippa Boyens in between takes

Gandalf the Grey

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Gandalf the Grey

With co-producer Rick Porras

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With co-producer Rick Porras

The Road to Glenorchy, April 2000

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

The Road to Glenorchy, April 2000

Photo by Keith Stern

With Orlando Bloom on the cricket field at the Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

With Orlando Bloom on the cricket field at the Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand

Ian McKellen and Webmaster Keith Stern on slopes of Ruapehu

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Ian McKellen and Webmaster Keith Stern on slopes of Ruapehu

Photo by Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen in front of a glacier, New Zealand

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Ian McKellen in front of a glacier, New Zealand

Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen, Bernard Hill in Wellington, NZ

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen, Bernard Hill in Wellington, NZ

Ian McKellen (Gandalf) with co-stars Katie & Billy Jackson

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Ian McKellen (Gandalf) with co-stars Katie & Billy Jackson

Andrew Lesnie (Director of Photography), Peter Jackson (Director), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), and Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Andrew Lesnie (Director of Photography), Peter Jackson (Director), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), and Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)

Photo by Pierre Vinet

Ian McKellen and Peter Jackson refer to Tolkien

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Ian McKellen and Peter Jackson refer to Tolkien's book.

Photo by Pierre Vinet

Cast and Crew, press conference in New Zealand

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Cast and Crew, press conference in New Zealand

On the set on Shadowfax

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS

On the set on Shadowfax

Photo by Pierre Vinet/New Line Productions

With Bernard Hill at Camperdown Studios

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS

With Bernard Hill at Camperdown Studios

Gandalf the White

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS

Gandalf the White

Gandalf the White

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS

Gandalf the White

Rick applies Gandalf the Whites make-up under the slopes of Mount Ruapehu, the live volcano, the appropriate setting for the explosive battles of The Two Towers. These scenes were shot only days after shooting Gandalfs entrance into Hobbiton at the beginning of the first movie, May 2000.

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Rick applies Gandalf the Whites make-up under the slopes of Mount Ruapehu, the live volcano, the appropriate setting for the explosive battles of The Two Towers. These scenes were shot only days after shooting Gandalfs entrance into Hobbiton at the beginning of the first movie, May 2000.

Photo by Keith Stern

In make-up trailer, May 2000

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

In make-up trailer, May 2000

Photo by Keith Stern

In make-up trailer, May 2000

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

In make-up trailer, May 2000

Photo by Keith Stern

With Shadowfax and handler

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

With Shadowfax and handler

On location

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

On location

Gandalf the White disrobing, fresh from battle

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Gandalf the White disrobing, fresh from battle

Ian McKellen and Karl Urban on set

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Ian McKellen and Karl Urban on set

Gandalf the White riding Shadowfax with a wooden board that marks his correct position

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Gandalf the White riding Shadowfax with a wooden board that marks his correct position

Gandalf the White surveys the carnage of Pellenor Fields

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Gandalf the White surveys the carnage of Pellenor Fields

Photo by Pierre Vinet/New Line Productions

The white team, Gandalf and Shadowfax prepare for their close-up against a generic blue sky

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

The white team, Gandalf and Shadowfax prepare for their close-up against a generic blue sky

Photo by Pierre Vinet/New Line Productions

Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen and Orlando  Bloom on the Edoras set

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen and Orlando Bloom on the Edoras set

Basil Clapham (stunt/riding double), Ian McKellen, and Big Paul Randall.

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Basil Clapham (stunt/riding double), Ian McKellen, and Big Paul Randall.

Fresh from battle

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Fresh from battle

Inside Gandalfs trailer closet

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Inside Gandalfs trailer closet

Photo by Keith Stern

Freshly tattooed

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Freshly tattooed

Photo call at Cannes

2001 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Photo call at Cannes

At LOTR Day Event, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, NYC, 8  November

2001 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

At LOTR Day Event, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, NYC, 8 November

Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, London premiere, Leicester Square, 10 December 2001

2001 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, London premiere, Leicester Square, 10 December 2001

Photo by AP/Darla Khazei

Ian McKellen, London premiere, Leicester Square, 10 December 2001.  Sir Ians wardrobe by <a href=http://www.johnvarvatos.com target =_blank>John Varvatos</a>.

2001 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Ian McKellen, London premiere, Leicester Square, 10 December 2001. Sir Ians wardrobe by John Varvatos.

Photo by AP/Max Nash

Reading FOTR to LA schoolkids, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 19 January 2002

2002 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Reading FOTR to LA schoolkids, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 19 January 2002

Photo by Keith Stern

Break time at Stone Street Studios (blue screen work?)

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

Break time at Stone Street Studios (blue screen work?)

Wardrobe adjustments

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Wardrobe adjustments

Peter Jackson discusses an upcoming scene with Ian McKellen (Gandalf) in New Line Cinemas epic film, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Peter Jackson discusses an upcoming scene with Ian McKellen (Gandalf) in New Line Cinemas epic film, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Photo by Pierre Vinet/ New Line Productions (c) 2003

Touch-up

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Touch-up

On the set

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

On the set

Peter Jackson and Ian McKellen in Minas Tirith

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Peter Jackson and Ian McKellen in Minas Tirith

Photo by Pierre Vinet/NLC Productions

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