Trailer: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Has Arrived

Published by Seth Quillen in: Film,Trailers -- Date: 20 Dec 2011 Comments: 0

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Here’s the first trailer for the long awaited The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. This is the first of two Hobbit films, based on J.R.R Tolkien’s novel, being directed by Peter Jackson. Martin Freeman stars as the titular Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

First impressions of The Hobbit trailer: It takes me back to a very exciting time in film history. Seeing the sets and the return of our beloved characters along with some music from The Lord of the Rings gave me goose bumps. In this first trailer all the major players in The Hobbit are introduced including all thirteen dwarfs and a certain ring loving deviant. Enjoy!

Here it is!!!!

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is being directed By Peter Jackson and scripted by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, and Peter Jackson. Del Toro was attached to direct at one point but dropped out due to extensive delays in production of The Hobbit. The film is produced by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Carolynne Cunningham.

Official Synopsis for The Hobbit:
“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.

Also starring in the Hobbit, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Bret McKenzie, Graham McTavish, Mike Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Conan Stevens, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas, Aidan Turner.

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