The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey Trailer Released!

It’s finally here: the trailer to the upcoming, highly-anticipated film The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey! Based on the J.R.R. Tolkien book, the prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy follows the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins (played by Martin Freeman) who ends up going on an adventurous journey to reclaim treasure that has been taken by the dragon Smaug. Directed by Peter Jackson. the film also stars Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen, Ian Holm, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lily and more!

Check out the trailer below:

The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey hits theaters December 14, 2012.

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What do you think of The Hobbit trailer? Will you be catching the movie when it comes out in theaters?