Why I Drink: If I'd Been Born Yet Edition
In the 1960s, the Beatles attempted to make an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. They had gotten Stanley Kubrick on board to direct and planned on having John play Gollum, Paul play Frodo, Ringo play Sam, and George would have played Gandalf.
It was all but a done deal as far as getting the ball rolling. The Beatles were on board, Kubrick was on board. Lord knows a budget wouldn't be a problem with the spending power of the Beatles behind the project. A funny little thing happened though. J.R.R. Tolkien still held the film rights at that point and vetoed the entire thing. Name your price? Any amount?
What's Elven for "Fuck you hippie"?