40 Little-Known Facts About Aragorn from Lord of the Rings
Jackson Sometimes Confused Mortensen With His Character
Peter Jackson’s decision to direct the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy was quite an undertaking. It’s no wonder that, on occasion, he got a bit confused. In fact, there were several instances when he referred to Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn or vice versa. His confusion is totally understandable, especially when you consider how good Viggo is in the films.
He became Aragorn so thoroughly that even the director had trouble telling the actor and character apart. There are stories that Viggo went a little method on set. He really wanted to live inside Aragorn’s skin, and the onscreen results speak for themselves.