The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is only a few months away from hitting theaters but the movie-tie in marketing has already begun. Some new promo images as well as storybook tie-ins were recently revealed for the Peter Jackson project. A new poster was also released which you can see above.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R. Tolkien. The film 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 film stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lee Pace, Hugo Weaving, Sylvester McCoy, Luke Evans, Orlando Bloom, and Evangeline Lilly.
The film will be released in theaters and IMAX on December 13, 2013. You can see the photos below: