1st Nov 2012 12:27pm | By Dan Thorne
Here's something guaranteed to grab your attention on your next flight to NZ - an in flight safety video featuring the hobbits and other characters from JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit series.
Air New Zealand have got in on the hobbit fever action as the first part of the new trilogy The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is lined up for a big screen release in December by producing a Middle Earth-themed flight safety video.
Peter Jackson and the preciousssss One Ring
Even director Peter Jackson pops up in a short cameo along with JRR Tolkien's grandsons, in the video, entitled An Unexpected Briefing, as well as a host of weird and wonderful creatures from Tolkien's fantasy world.
Images: YouTube/Air New Zealand