It looks absolutely spectacular, and Martin Freeman was clearly a perfect choice for Bilbo. We are taken on a magical journey as Bilbo and his various companions go on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug.
Also starring Ian Mckellen, Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt, Christopher Lee, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Stephen Fry, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Barry Humphries, Sylvestor McCoy, Hugo Weaving, Lee Pace and Andy Serkis. Many of the cast are returning from the Lord of the Rings series, but with the whole cast looking like that you know you are on to a winner, and Peter Jackson returning to direct, EPIC!
The film is set for release worldwide in December 2012.