FILE - In this March 5, 2006 file photo, Mike Hopkins poses 

FILE - In this March 5, 2006 file photo, Mike Hopkins poses as he holds their Oscar for achievement in sound editing for his work on "King Kong" at the 78th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Oscar-winning sound editor Mike Hopkins, who worked on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and other blockbusters, has died in a rafting accident in New Zealand. Police Senior Sergeant Carolyn Watson said the 53-year-old Hopkins drowned on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 after his raft capsized in a river on New Zealand's North Island. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
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FILE - In this March 5, 2006 file photo, Mike Hopkins poses as he holds their Oscar for achievement in sound editing for his work on "King Kong" at the 78th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Oscar-winning sound editor Mike Hopkins, who worked on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and other blockbusters, has died in a rafting accident in New Zealand. Police Senior Sergeant Carolyn Watson said the 53-year-old Hopkins drowned on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 after his raft capsized in a river on New Zealand's North Island. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
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