‘The Hobbit’ Star Elijah Wood and Director Peter Jackson Appear in Air New Zealand Safety Video

Elijah Wood and his The Hobbit director Peter Jackson have joined forces again to star in a new airline safety video.

Wood, who plays Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings prequel, and Jackson were joined by Dean O’Gorman, who plays Fili the Dwarf in the franchise.

The short film for Air New Zealand, titled “Middle Earth”, features Wood and O’Gorman in character as they run through safety procedures such as putting on a life jacket and fastening a seat belt.

Jackson is shown in his director’s role calling time on the shoot at the end of the clip, which was filmed in New Zealand.

It isn’t the first time the airline has produced a spin off safety video – in 2012, bosses released a similar Lord of the Rings-themed clip, minus Wood.

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