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The Hobbit Scroll
A visual treat
By Robert T. Trate
July 11, 2012
Source: Entertainment Weekly
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug arrives December 13, 2013.
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Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive picture scroll of The Hobbit and it is pretty cool. Art presents 10 scenes from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Check out the image on Entertainment Weekly here. You will have to use the magnifier to get a closer look at the detail in each section; move left and right using the scroll bar under the image.
Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, the character he played in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Martin Freeman plays the central role of Bilbo Baggins. Also reprising their roles from The Lord of the Rings trilogy are: Cate Blanchett as Galadriel; Ian Holm as the elder Bilbo; Christopher Lee as Saruman; Hugo Weaving as Elrond; Elijah Wood as Frodo; Orlando Bloom as Legolas; and Andy Serkis as Gollum. The ensemble cast also includes (in alphabetical order) Richard Armitage, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Barry Humphries, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Evangeline Lilly, Sylvester McCoy, Bret McKenzie, Graham McTavish, Mike Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Conan Stevens, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas, and Aidan Turner.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be released beginning December 14, 2012.
The Hobbit: There and Back Again, is scheduled to march into theaters on December 13, 2013.
The screenplays for both films are by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and Peter Jackson. Jackson is also producing the films, together with Fran Walsh and Carolynne Cunningham. The executive producers are Alan Horn, Ken Kamins, Toby Emmerich and Zane Weiner, with Boyens serving as co-producer.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again are productions of New Line Cinema and MGM, with New Line managing production. Warner Bros Pictures is handling worldwide theatrical distribution, with select international territories as well as all international television licensing, being handled by MGM.
Thanks to Chopsaki for the submission.