New The Hobbit pictures, plus trailer due this week

News Simon Brew
17 Sep 2012 - 06:03

Sylvester McCoy, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and more pop up in new pictures from The Hobbit...

Now that the news about The Hobbit being split into three movies rather than two has landed and been dissected, Peter Jackson and his team can ready themselves for the business of launching film one into the world. This December then, the first of three cinematic returns to Middle Earth hits the big screen, with the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

It’s been confirmed that a second trailer for The Hobbit will be with us on Wednesday (we don’t know what time yet), but ahead of that, USA Today has released a collection of new snaps from the film, including our first full glimpse of Sylvester McCoy in character.

More on The Hobbit trilogy as we get it, of course. And here are those pictures…

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