"In 1978, Peter wrote the screenplay for the animated version of THE LORD OF THE RINGS. It took draft after draft written under ferocious deadline pressure to make everything work. Producer Saul Zaentz made a lot of promises to Peter in order to get him to do that work in return for no money beyond his original "consulting fee" of only $5,000 — promises that Zaentz almost immediately reneged on."
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