I actually would throw The Hobbit book at them and tell them they better read this. THEN, I would throw all THREE LotR books at them, make them read those, and OBVIOUSLY they will love it by then and we can watch the movies together.
Viggo Mortensen bonded so much with Uraeus (Brego in the film), the horse he rode in the Lord of the Rings series that after they finished filming, he purchased the horse from its owner. He also bought his stunt double's horse for stunt double!
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