New images from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

As Peter Jackson prepares to descend on Comic-Con this month with the first of his two-part Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Entertainment Weekly has debuted some still images from the hotly-anticipated return to Middle-earth. Take a look below for new shots of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Gollum (Andy Serkis), Galadriel (Cate Blanchett), Elrond (Hugo Weaving) and the Company of Dwarves, including Fili (Dean O’Gorman), Kili (Aidan Turner), Dori (Mark Hadlow) and Nori (Jed Brophy)…

Also appearing the cast of The Hobbit are Richard Amitage as Thorin Oakenshield, Luke Evans as Bard the Bowman, Christopher Lee as Saruman, Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug, Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins, Ian Holm as Old Bilbo, Orlando Bloom as Legolas, Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel, Billy Connolly as Dain Ironfoot, Graham McTavish as Dwalin, Ken Stott as Balin, Adam Brown as Ori, John Callen as Oin, Peter Hambleton as Gloin, William Kircher as Bifur, James Nesbitt as Bofur, Lee Pace as Thranduil, Stephen Hunter as Bombur, Mikael Persbrandt as Beorn, Stephen Fry as the Master of Lake-town, Barry Humphries as The Great Golblin and Sylvester McCoy as Radagast the Brown.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits cinemas on December 14th, 2012, while The Hobbit: There And Back Again is slated for release the following year on December 13th, 2013.

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