TYLER DISCUSSES ELVE, ROMANCE
Liv Tyler found portraying an elf in Peter Jackson's upcoming Lord of
Rings film trilogy "nearly impossible.". "They are just so
the Armageddon star told SCI FI Wire during an interview.
"It was fun but very difficult to become that because they are kind of
perfect beings" Tyler said, referring to her character Arwen, the elf so
desperately in love with the mortal Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen). "They're
perceptive. They're beyond us. They're also incredibly poised, and they
in a certain way and walk in a certain way. All of that was incredibly
important and also kind of exhausting. There wasn't a moment where I
rest on one leg or shrug a shoulder. We always had to be perfectly
Tyler politely declined to disclose the details of Arwen's romance in
film, but she can't hide her satisfaction with the way it was handled.
me as a girl, in that girly way, one of the main things that really
attracted me to this was the power and the beauty of the love story,"
actress said. "If you go back to the book, to the appendix, one of the
chapters [is called 'Arwen and Aragorn'] and it's the most dreamy,
and beautiful love story. They're faced with a lot of classic struggles
The Fellowship of the Ring opens in theaters this December, followed by
Two Towers in 2002 and The Return of the King in 2003.