Take a trip to Middle Earth with 15 new 'Hobbit' cast portraits
Only three months to go, fantasy fiends!
In anticipation of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"'s December 14 release, director Peter Jackson has posted several new cast portraits to his official Facebook page, along with a personal video message announcing that the next trailer for the film will drop this Wednesday, September 19. The release of the new spot coincides with "Tolkien Week," a long-running annual observance that celebrates the fantasy master's literary works.
This year being the 75th anniversary of "The Hobbit"'s publication, Jackson is going all out for fans, promising not only the new trailer but the release of some unspecified "special content" to whet your whistle.
After watching the following video message from Jackson, be sure to check out the gallery of cast portraits below.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hits theaters on December 14. "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" follows on December 13, 2013, while "The Hobbit: There and Back Again" closes out the trilogy on July 18, 2014.
1995 | Mystery | NRSummary: Denzel Washington plays an out of work WWII vet who takes the wrong job and is soon neck-deep in a mess of politics, murder, and jazz in '40s Los Angeles.Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals
1993 | Sports | PGSummary: Emotionally powerful sports classic featuring Sean Astin as a skinny high school kid with big football dreams and the determination to make his way towards his dream team at Notre Dame.Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
2008 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: Animated series continues the story of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker as they battle the Emperor Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous, but also takes time to explore other smaller characters in the Star Wars universe.Director: George Lucas (creator)
Cast: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter
2013 | Comedy | NRSummary: Insanely funny comedy show created by Amy Schumer, who stars in brilliantly funny sketches about sex, city living, dating, and friendship.Director: Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer (creators)
Cast: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston
2013 | Drama | RSummary: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have boundless energy in the story of a real-life commodities crook who earned millions through scummy small-time stock trades.Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
1997 | Crime | RSummary: Quentin Tarantino adaptats an Elmore Leonard novel into this story of a few increasingly desperate people scraping to get by.Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster
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