Lord of the Rings: Sean Astin (Sam) reveals his worst filming memory

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Sean Astin has very bad memories of that day of filming The Lord of the Rings!

Being an actor is not easy every day! While some people feel happy to have made a profession of their passion, the long days of filming that follow one another can sometimes leave bad memories. This is not Sean Astin, the interpreter of Sam in the mythical saga The Lord of the Rings which will say the opposite, just like Emilia Clarke (Daenerys) who recently revealed her worst memory of filming on the series Game of Thrones , the latter shared his most painful moment lived on the set of the trilogy by Peter Jackson . Asked by the podcast ReelBlend, the actor in particular confided to have had a rather traumatic exchange with the director.

Sean Astin in The Lord of the Rings saga – Credit (s): New Line Cinema

Without giving more details on the scene in question – but by implying that it was the first film – Sean Astin revealed to have received a rather brutal criticism from Peter Jackson. And for good reason, while the actor was shooting, the director felt obliged to intervene before taking him aside to tell him: “I just didn’t believe it” . Words received by the principal concerned as “a mortal blow from Mortal Kombat”. “It was as if he had torn my hair from my body and my spine had come out “ he added. A humiliating but necessary moment since as Sean Astin then declared: “ It was true that I was not invested, that I was beside myself. I was outside the character. I was in a bad mood “. It must be said that when we know

these three fun facts, we know how the filming of Lord of the Rings was not easy .