The Ultimate DVD collection of the extended versions of the Oscar-winning trilogy, are not likely to arrive in stores for another two or three years.
"We really don't have a definitive plan," he says during a brief break on the Kong set. Just don't expect Jackson to edit together the three epic-length features into a single, 11-hour-long fantasia.
"I don't want to add more footage," Jackson says. "There's as much in there as we want. Eventually you are just going to go backward and weaken the films." Instead, he would prefer to simply show the unused deleted scenes (and, yes, there are more than a few leftovers) and explain why they were cut.
The Rings master also would like to include feature-length documentaries, put together by longtime associate Costa Botes, on the making of the movies. "There are no commentary or interviews. It's like a reality TV show," Jackson says.
The largest still-untapped source of amusement are the bloopers — or "bleepers," as Jackson calls them. The flubs previously were shown only during private farewell tributes for major cast members as they took their leave of Middle-earth.
Dont't forget to also check out: The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of The King, Lord Of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring [WS Special Extended Edition] [4 Discs]