The first film adaptation of JRR Tolkein’s The Hobbit is slated for a December 7 release, and will be followed by a second film based on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, with the first, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, to be released in 2018.
In a preview video, producer Simon Carter talks about the project and previews some of the cast members that are set to play a key role in the new film.
Here are a few photos from the film.
First, director Peter Jackson and star Richard Armitage talk to the media about the upcoming film:The film is directed by Martin Campbell ( The Hobbit trilogy, The Lord Of The Rings: The Desolation Of Smaug, The Last Hobbit), with a script by Ian McDiarmid ( The Lord OF THE RINGS trilogy, Peter Jackson’s The Lord, The Descent).
The film will be directed by Tolkien’s son JRR and produced by Peter Jackson.