Facts and figures from "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy:
7: Total years of development for all three movies.
1,600: Pairs of prosthetic Hobbit feet created.
114: Total speaking roles.
20,602: Background actors cast.
48,000: Swords, axes, shields and other weaponry used.
15,000: Costumes made by wardrobe department.
42: Tailors, cobblers, designers and others in wardrobe department.
3 million: Feet of film shot during production.
100: Real locations in New Zealand used for backdrops.
250: Most horses used in one scene.
2,400: Behind-the-scenes crew members at height of production.
10,000: Crowd participants at New Zealand cricket game who made orc army grunts.
200: Handmade orc masks created.
180: Computer special-effects artists employed.
30: Actors trained to speak fictional dialects and languages.
40: Languages J.R.R. Tolkien's books have been translated into.