Ian McKellan's hilarious re-enactment of LOTR's Balrog scene

When Sir Ian McKellen attended the Savannah Film Festival, he gave the audience a behind-the-scenes taste of what it had REALLY been like to film the famous Bridge of Khazad-dum sequence from Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. Until now, we never suspected the creation of such a tense scene could actually be FUNNY.

Check it out below ... and make sure you wait for the punch line!

(via The Daily What)

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