4 New Banners For ‘THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY’
New Line Cinema and MGM have released four new banners for Peter Jackson‘s THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, releasing in 2D and 3D theaters and IMAX on December 14th.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. Several actors from Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings film trilogy will reprise their roles, including Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, and Orlando Bloom.
“An Unexpected Journey” comprises the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy tale which follows the journey of Bilbo, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by Gandalf, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by thelegendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers.
Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblintunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever… Gollum.
Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discoversdepths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum’s “precious”ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities… A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and will be released on December 13, 2013. The Hobbit: There and Back Again be released worldwide on July 18, 2014.
The trilogy is set in Middle-earth 60 years before Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings.