‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Home of Middle-Earth Featurette

Director Peter Jackson and the cast discuss why these movies simply have to be shot in the lush landscapes of New Zealand.
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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Home of Middle-Earth Featurette

Director Peter Jackson and several cast and crew members discuss why New Zealand is the perfect place to shoot The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in an extended featurette. Stars Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis and several others talk about the Hobbitton set, which was re-constructed to last far beyond the production schedule, for fans to see for years to come. Go behind-the-scenes to explore the gorgeous landscapes that serve as a backdrop for this Middle-Earth adventure, in theaters December 13.


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released December 13th, 2013.

Sources: Warner Bros.

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