'Lord of the Rings' News

Tauriel Prepares for Battle in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot

Evangeline Lilly plays this battle-tested elf in director Peter Jackson's sequel. Advance tickets are now on sale for this adventure.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Launches Google Chrome Experiment

Fans can journey through Middle-Earth to explore characters and locations from the sequel. Plus, we have two videos that take users through this online adventure.

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Darkness Is Coming in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot

Bilbo Baggins praises the enormity of the dragon Smaug. Advance tickets go on sale November 21 for this Middle Earth adventure.

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Smaug Arises in New The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot

Bilbo has no place to hide in this latest look at Peter Jackson's fantasy adventure. Advanced tickets go on sale starting November 21st.

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Four New The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Photos with Bilbo and Tauriel

Martin Freeman and Evangeline Lilly are featured in these never-before-seen hi-res images. This prequel to The Lord of the Rings is less than a month away.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Bilbo Baggins Character Banner

Bilbo doesn't realize monstrous spiders lurk just around the corner. Fans have one more month until this sequel hits theaters.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Triptych Poster

Elves, Dwarves and a lone Hobbit team up for an epic adventure this December. From the team that brought us The Lord of the Rings.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Featurette 'Beorn's House'

Mikael Persbrandt plays the shape shifting half-man/half-bear creature. Learn more from star William Kircher and Ian McKellen.

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New The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot Warns Against Entering The Mountain

Bard the Bowman warns against entering the mountain and awakening the dragon Smaug. Advanced tickets go on sale starting November 21st.

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Second The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Banner

A sweeping panoramic view reveals plenty of action and characters. Orlando Bloom and Ian McKellen return from the original Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Six The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug French Character Posters

Thorin Oakenshield, Bard the Bowman, Bilbo Baggins and more are featured in these one-sheets. Director Peter Jackson's sequel arrives in theaters December 13th.

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New The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Posters, Photos and Music Video

Ed Sheeran's song 'I Take Fire' will be played during the sequel's credits. Hear it before the film's December release.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Fan Event Highlight Reel and Photos

Director Peter Jackson and several cast members were on hand to celebrate this Middle Earth sequel. Relive this special event all over again!

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12th Production Video from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with Peter Jackson

The director takes fans through the post-production process of this Middle Earth sequel. Go behind-the-scenes of the epic production in this eight-minute video.

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Third The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer

This three-minute video debuted during the global fan event earlier today. Behold the action-packed footage from Peter Jackson's upcoming adventure.

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Watch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Global Fan Event Live

The event hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper will start at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT. Plus, we have the final poster for director Peter Jackson's Middle Earth adventure.

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Seven The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Character Posters

Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly and more can be seen in these latest one-sheets for Peter Jackson's fantasy sequel. Watch it in theaters December 13th.

Harout Harmanian

Five The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug International Posters

Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and more are featured in these latest one-sheets. Return to Middle Earth this December 13th.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D Trailer Will Debut with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Director Marc Webb sent out a cryptic tweet in the Elvish Runes font. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters December 13th.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition Deleted Scene 'Baby Bilbo'

A young Baggins pesters Gandalf during The Old Took's party. The extended edition will be available on Blu-ray and DVD November 5th.

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