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Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies - Official Synopsis

More to come at Comic Con

By Robert T. Trate     July 13, 2014
Source: The One Ring


The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies arrives December 17th, 2014.
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Warner Brothers has released the official synopsis for Peter Jackson’s final Middle-Earth film. Check out what we can expect from The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies. Expect even more news and (hopefully) footage to come from Warner Brothers at Comic Con. 

The Official Synopsis: From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
 
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.
 
Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain.
 
As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies features Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, vangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, with Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, and Orlando Bloom.

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies arrives December 17th, 2014.
 
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FerretJohn 7/13/2014 6:17:55 PM

 Sooooo, nothing to report that anyone who's ever read The Hobbit didn't already know.

VioLatorr 7/13/2014 9:52:08 PM

I didn't know there was a giant battle with five armies. Sounds great!

BunyonSnipe 7/14/2014 3:25:41 AM

Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies - Official Synopsis

THE LAST THIRD OF A 77 YEAR OLD NOVEL.

This is supposed to be a NEWS site, you ignore Brandon Routh being cast in Arrow but give us THIS!!!!?

Dazzler 7/14/2014 3:38:30 AM

Yeah the title explains it all.  No dumbasses here right? 

larkcall 7/14/2014 4:56:07 AM

The Hobbit is a very short novel, which has been creatively expanded into 3 films.  If you think you know what this third film will be because you the Battle of Five Armies was in the book, you did not read the book, and you must not have been paying attention to the first 2 movies either.  In the book, the Battle of the Five Armies took about 1/2 a chapter, and there wasn't much depth to it.  In the original animated movie it took about 5 minutes.  I am looking forward to how Jackson presents this piece, which was almost a footnote in the book.  If he does anything close to how he put the Helm's Deep piece on film, we are in for a real treat. 

xJokersxWildx 7/14/2014 6:05:13 AM

I just want to see battles and destruction.

darthnny2 7/14/2014 6:49:22 AM

 I can't wait for the songs!  They are my favorite part! /Sarcasm

 

 

 

nemesis1_57 7/14/2014 10:28:29 AM

 BunyonSnipe

 

Even as vanilla as this story is it's still better than Brandon Roth as the Atom

jimmyzee 7/14/2014 4:25:42 PM

 Cannot wait ! Lighten up losers!

goatartist 7/15/2014 12:47:25 AM

 Brandon Routh...

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