By now, you've probably heard of the new " Animal Crossing: New Horizons" video game. Amid COVID-19 quarantine, the game provides a way to reduce stress for some, with its visuals and calming gameplay.
The object of the game is to build a community on an empty island which is done partially by collecting or selling items. Each player has their own island they can open to visitors.
There are perks to visiting other islands -- for instance, buying and selling turnips between islands. Players can increase their profit by visiting other islands.
Turns out Elijah Wood is spending his time in quarantine not only playing the game, but connecting with fans by paying their islands a visit.
When one fan announced her island's super-high resale value for turnips, the "Lord of the Rings" actor, 39, asked if she'd be cool if he swung by.
"Guys I tweeted my turnip prices and elijah wood just came to my island and hung out," the fan -- named Jessa -- tweeted Thursday "This is the best day in quarantine yet."
guys I tweeted my turnip prices and elijah wood just came to my island and hung out 😭😭😭😭😭 this is the best day in quarantine yet pic.twitter.com/H3mYJWnvgR— jessa 🦋 (@directedbyrian) April 23, 2020
Besides photos, she even included videos of her character excitedly welcoming her famous guest upon his arrival.
#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/5v9yTOBupk— jessa 🦋 (@directedbyrian) April 23, 2020
He even complimented her game progress, writing to her in one of her screen captures, "your island is beautiful." He also asked her if he could collect some supplies to use for his game.
#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/mItAycEWUg— jessa 🦋 (@directedbyrian) April 23, 2020
She also chatted with Wood about "Star Wars," her favorite franchise, and screen-captured him remarking, "Long live Rian Johnson."
Johnson has since made that his Twitter header.
EYEEEEEEEEE—————— pic.twitter.com/YcFtmjMC0w— jessa 🦋 (@directedbyrian) April 23, 2020
visit anytime #AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/EYbwFaYHSc— jessa 🦋 (@directedbyrian) April 23, 2020
Wood has apparently confirmed he was the player by assuring a fan who tweeted one of the screen grabs from "Animal Crossing" he " of course" saw Johnson's 2019 film "Knives Out."