Yesterday, it was announced that The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies is getting an R rated extended edition release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this November. But fans who want to see it early and on the big screen are getting that chance. We have a new The Hobbit extended edition trilogy trailer, and it shows off some of the new, never-before-seen moments from the final chapter in this epic fantasy saga. And we have have new information on when and where the movie will be playing this fall as part of a bigger theatrical event.
Fathom Events and Warner Bros. are thrilled to bring The Hobbit Trilogy back to select cinemas nationwide for an exclusive series of three in-theater events. The three movies include The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition on October 5, 2015; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition on October 7, 2015; and the world premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies on October 13, 2015. Each event will begin at 7:30 p.m. local time.
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes one of the most magical epic adventures in motion picture history, adapted from the enduringly beloved novel, The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Hobbit Trilogy tells a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before The Lord of the Rings. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards and winning numerous prominent awards, The Hobbit Trilogy is an epic journey of men, hobbits, dwarves, elves and the rest of Middle-earth's creatures and cultures.
Tickets are available by clicking on the orange Buy Tickets button on Fathom Events. If online ticketing is not available for your location, you can purchase your tickets by visiting the box office at your local participating movie theater. Fans who purchase a ticket will get to enjoy an exclusive introduction from director Peter Jackson as well as the extended editions of all three films from The Hobbit Trilogy, including never-before-seen footage from The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.
This trilogy tells the story of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), a hobbit who sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves and Gandalf the Grey to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it, from the dragon Smaug. In an epic quest, Bilbo and his fellowship of friends and allies must protect their homeland from falling into the hands of rising darkness.
Beside Freeman, the trilogy stars Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. The international ensemble cast is led by Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Billy Connolly, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner, Dean O'Gorman, Graham McTavish, Stephen Fry, and Ryan Gage. The film also stars Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom, Mikael Persbrandt, Sylvester McCoy, Peter Hambleton, John Callen, Mark Hadlow, Jed Brophy, William Kircher, Stephen Hunter, Adam Brown, John Bell, Manu Bennett and John Tui. For the first time ever, the extended editions of each of the films in The Hobbit Trilogy will be shown on the big screen. Don't miss your chance to see this historic series as it was meant to be seen!
The Hobbit Trilogy Event Dates:
An Unexpected Journey - Monday, October 5
The Desolation of Smaug - Wednesday, October 7
The Battle of The Five Armies - Tuesday, October 13