The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

February 18, 2014 by  
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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced that Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD April 8. Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly star in the fantasy adventure. Watch movie trailer, photos and movie poster below. Set in Middle-earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’, Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel ‘The Hobbit’.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug movie poster
  • Release Date: December 13, 2013 (2D, HFR 3D, RealD 3D, IMAX 3D)
  • Studio: MGM, New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.)
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Prequel, Adaptation
  • Director: Peter Jackson
  • Screenwriter: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
  • Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Lee Pace, Aidan Turner more credits
  • Running Time: 2 hr. 40 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.

Plot Summary

The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Michael Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner.

Bonus Features

  • Blu-ray and DVD bonus features:
  • Peter Jackson Invites You to the Set
  • Production Videos
  • New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth, Part 2
  • I See Fire Music Video

Movie Trailers

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Movie Trailer 1

Movie Posters

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Movie Photos

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