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(on losing a limb to Aragorn) "It was really weird, I thought they would use a blue sock or something to cover my arm, so they can use the blue screen effect, but they didn't. We were in the forest just like you see it, I was asking them if they want me to hold my arm behind my back and the WETA digital guys just said 'no it's ok, we'll take care of it later'."
The deformed Orc leader Gothmog (Lawrence Makoare) does not appear in the original novel of "The Lord of the Rings", at least not explicitly. The name appears twice in J.R.R. Tolkien's works. First, Gothmog was the name of the Lord of the Balrogs in "The Silmarillion", about the history of Middle-Earth centuries before the events in "The Lord of the Rings"...
This hulking Kiwi actor almost always plays villainous brutes due to his size.