Encore will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “The Lord of the Rings” by featuring an uninterrupted presentation of director Peter Jackson’s Academy Award-winning trilogy this Thanksgiving weekend, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, according to a news release.
The trilogy marathon extends through Sunday night, Nov. 27, including nonstop plays of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.”
The marathon starts with the theatrical film versions plus more than two hours of additional content in extended special editions.
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Christopher Lee, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Liv Tyler, Cate Blanchett, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies and Bernard Hill are among the cast of the movies.
For more information, visit www.starz.com/channels/encore/.
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