Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords was an extra in Lord Of The Rings: Return of the King. Fans have since dubbed his character, Figwit.
27. The Black Speech (a fictional language created by J. R. R. Tolkien) of Mordor does not feature the letter 'e'. This is because it is a favorite letter of the Elves, and your mouth forms a smile when pronouncing it.
28. The Gondor Theme was first introduced briefly in the Fellowship of the Ring. It is then featured in The Two Towers during flashback scenes (Extended Edition). The theme finally reaches its climax in the Return of the King. This is a wonderful example of music foreshadowing.
29. In Lord Of The Rings, Elrond and Aragorn were distantly related through Elrond's brother, Elros.
30. The daughter of J.R.R. Tolkien believes that the description of the Dead Marshes (in Lord Of The Rings) is based on the author's experiences during the First World War.