Catch the worldwide premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug via webcast. Featuring red carpet coverage with Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lily, Luke Evans, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry and more.Read More
This just in from Peter Jackson on Facebook: “Our friends at Air New Zealand are really getting in behind the upcoming launch of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Check out their latest video creation!”Read More
Warner Bros. has unveiled a few new treats for fans of The Hobbit this week. First up is this Cast Moments art…
They’ve also updated the Hobbit Wallpaper Generator app with a new tapestry image, which you can peep below.Read More
This just in from Peter Jackson: “We have a tradition in our Tolkien films of having a song over the closing credits. It’s very important that the song feels right for the world of the movie – and also carries the emotional resonance of the end of that particular film.
The Desolation of Smaug is no different. The ending of this film requires a voice and sensibility that will allow an viewer to process what they have just experienced.
It’s always tricky to think of the right person to create and performance these songs. Someone who shares our passion for Tolkien, and somebody who is prepared to respect the film.
This year we are thrilled to have Ed Sheeran write and perform our closing song, “I See Fire”…Read More