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“Our only wish, to catch a fish, so juicy…

“Our only wish, to catch a fish, so juicy sweet!” 

New Zealand-based special effects wizards from Weta Workshop installed this incredibly awesome 13 meter (43 foot) Gollum statue inside Wellington Airport in New Zealand to promote the upcoming release of the first installment of Peter Jackson’s film trilogy of The Hobbit.

Gollum appears to be smiling as he attempts to catch himself a tasty fish while looming over travelers who are themselves having a bite to eat. You can even see a few bubbles emerging from Gollum’s mouth, which can only mean one thing: Surprise travelers! Your airport is underwater and you didn’t even know it.

Watch video of the installation of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most memorable characters here.

[via Geekologie]

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