Handful of New Images from The Hobbit Part 1

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Ian McKellen, Jed Brophy, Peter Hambleton, Graham McTavish and Adam Brown in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit Part 1: An Unexpected Journey” is definitely creeping up on us. Remember when it didn’t look like this movie (much less a new trilogy) would even get made? Now the first part is almost here (next month!), and so, here are a handful of new images from the movie. I suspect there will be more coming, since the people behind the franchise have never shied away from putting out as many promos as they can. Clips forthcoming too, I suspect.

“The Hobbit” follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever… Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum’s “precious” ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities… A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.

Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Rob Kazinsky, Aidan Turner, Peter Hambleton, John Callen, Jed Brophy, Mark Hadlow, Adam Brown, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, Jeffrey Thomas, Mike Mizrahi, and Evangeline Lilly.

Battling onward December 19, 2012.

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Hugo Weaving in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Peter Jackson and Martin Freeman on the set of The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Ian McKellen in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Martin Freeman in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Mark Hadlow, Graham McTavish and Ken Stott in The Hobbit Part 1 - An Unexpected Journey (2012) Movie Image

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