Bowie Auditioned For “Lord Of The Rings”?

It’s long been rumored that David Bowie wanted a part in “Lord of the Rings”; director Peter Jackson reportedly turned him down for the part of Elrond, the elf king, because he was too famous in his own right. It seems the rumors were true: In a new interview with Huffington Post, cast member Dominic Monaghan, who played the hobbit Merry, says he spotted Bowie in the casting agency’s office after his audition. Details.

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