Yet another new poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Despite pulling in an opening weekend north of $200 million around the globe, the promotional campaign for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug isn’t showing any sign of slowing down, with a new trailer for the latest chapter of Peter Jackson’s fantasy epic arriving online today…

Yet another new poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Read Thomas Harris’ ★★★★★ review here, and on the flipside, check out Anghus Houvouras’ article on why The Hobbit is one of the most disappointing films of all time here.

The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is directed by Peter Jackson and also stars Orlando Bloom (Legolas), Evangeline Lilly (Tauriel), Lee Pace (Thranduil), Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug / The Necromancer), Andy Serkis (Gollum), Christopher Lee (Saruman the White), Ian Holm (Old Bilbo), Elijah Wood (Frodo) Sylvester McCoy (Radagast the Brown), Ken Stott (Balin), Graham McTavish (Dwalin), Aidan Turner (Kili)), Dean O’Gorman (Fili), Mark Hadlow (Dori), Jed Brophy (Nori), Adam Brown (Ori), John Callen (Oin), Peter Hambleton (Gloin), William Kircher (Bifur), James Nesbitt (Bofur), Stephen Hunter (Bombur), Luke Evans (Bard the Bowman), Manu Bennett (Azog), Hugo Weaving (Elrond), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Billy Connolly (Dain Ironfoot), and Stephen Fry (Master of Lake-Town).

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