ARMS & ARMOUR FROM THE MOVIES
The Wonderful World of Weta
12 JULY UNTIL 16 NOVEMBER 2008
Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
New Zealand's Weta Workshop has won countless awards for its work on major films such as The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, King Kong, The Last Samurai and Hellboy.
Now, in a unique exhibition, the Royal Armouries Museum is proud to present over 200 pieces of arms and armour produced by the Workshop’s craftsmen.
See, at close quarters, the weapons wielded by Gandalf, Frodo Baggins, Aragorn, Faramir and Boromir in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter's armour and the White Witch’s dagger from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe as well as pieces from King Kong, The Last Samurai and Hellboy.
There will also be a number of special events occurring around the exhibition. For full details, keep checking the website.
more at the WETA site