Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Bilbo Baggins played ping pong against Dori and Ori?
Wonder no longer, because the thirteenth The Hobbit production diary shows the Hobbit himself (Martin Freeman) throwing down against his dwarf opponents (Mark Hadlow and Jed Brophy) during a break in the shooting of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Two clips from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug have been dropped online by a bunch of bigass eagles.
Smaug the Magnificent – the hoarding dragon who calls the Lonely Mountain home – has appeared only briefly in the promotion for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
The eponymous dragon has been glimpsed and we've even heard Benedict Cumberbatch providing his smooth reptile voice. Our first look at the beast from head to tail has arrived online, but not thanks to a new trailer or an official image.
Synopsis: The second installment in this trilogy continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
Middle Earth is so sprawling, complex, and detailed a fantasy world that it's easy to forget that it all sprang from the mind of one man.
While J.R.R. Tolkien's books have become blockbuster film trilogies, the author's life and the genesis of The Lord of the Rings has remained unexplored onscreen. That could change soon, as Fox Searchlight is developing a cinematic biography of the British author responsible for the finest work of high fantasy ever put to the page.
The latest featurette goes behind the scenes of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and, in the process, reminds us how fun it is to see actors on oversized sets designed to make them look wee.
There's maybe one guy in the country unaware that another The Hobbit movie is headed to theaters next month.
This week, Warner Bros. has targeted that one guy with extreme prejudice, unleashing an onslaught of promotion for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
So far, we're seen a one sheet, seven character posters, a three-minute extended trailer, and a new production diary covering this summer's pick-up photography, which focused on material for next year's The Hobbit: There and Back Again.
The promo-train continues chugging along today with a first listen to Ed Sheeran's closing credits song, two official images, and five more character posters.
The extended trailer that debuted today spends three minutes conveying just how eventful an event movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be when it arrives in theaters next month.
A crop of seven character posters for next month's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will have you asking, "Hey, where are all the dwarves?"
Two new TV spots for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug have different emotional hooks, but both ultimately aim to assure audiences that Peter Jackson's next journey through Middle Earth is one filled with big-ticket action.