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17/12/02
Stars Lord it at Rings Premiere
- Cold snap doesn't put off thousands of fans

THE BRITISH premiere of The Two Towers, the second Lord of the Rings film, drew huge crowds at Leicester Square last night despite the sub-zero temperatures.

Stars of the movie based on JRR Tolkein's book werr out in force including Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Brad Dourif, Dominic Monaghan and Liv Tyler plus director Peter Jackson.

"That's the most people I've ever heard screaming my name in my life - I can't take it all in," said Tyler, who plays Arwen.

Jackson said the new film is "more intense and darker" than the first.




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