Warner Bros. has announced that it will be releasing the new trailer online for the second installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Tuesday, October 1st at 7 a.m. Pacific / 9 a.m. Eastern!!
“The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.”
Along with the trailer announcement, Warner Bros. has released new poster images from the upcoming film which includes the Elvenking, Thranduil, our hero Bilbo alongside the fearless Dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield, and Bard the Bowman.
As reported by Comicbook.com, Denny’s won’t be outdone, as they are also announcing their own The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug promotion.
“The Search for Middle-earth’s Greatest Fan” contest in celebration of their renewed partnership with Warner Bros. and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. “The Search for Middle-earth’s Greatest Fan” is a video contest that will run throughout the entire month of October, and the top five entries will ultimately go to, and be judged by, Peter Jackson. The winning entry will receive a once-in-a-lifetime prize, a two-night trip to the movie’s world premiere (location TBD).”
Steve “Rifflo” Fitch – Legendarium News Director
Steve, also known as “Rifflo”, is a University MBA Administrator in Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife, Lisa and two young daughters, Alexa and Ava. Steve has an extensive background in corporate sales. Steve also worked for ISAF: International Security Assistance Force and the Canadian Military as a recruiter in Human Resources for the operations in Bosnia and Afghanistan. When not immersed in Tolkien works,sci-fi, and film, you can find him training in Muay Thai, Italian rapier, German longsword, and Mixed Martial Arts. Follow Steve on Twitter @HobbitSteve