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Brass 'Rings'

Here's what's next for the stars of ''Lord of the Rings'' -- The fantasy franchise is ending with Dec. 17's ''The Return of the King,'' but it's a new beginning for these 11 stars

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Image credit: The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King: Pierre Vinet

Three films, three years, and a budget of more than $200 million later, ''The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy ends with the Dec. 17 release of ''The Return of the King.'' Several of its stars are walking away with more than just the matching Celtic tattoos they got during filming -- after the success of the ''Rings'' franchise, bigger roles and salaries are coming their way. Here's our post-''Rings'' roundup of their future projects, starting with those huggable lil' hobbits.

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