Watch an exclusive worldwide sneak peek of the trailer for the second film in the series, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug presented by director Peter Jackson on March 24, 2013.
J.R.R. Tolkien fans can get an access code to the live online event by purchasing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Blu-ray or DVD. Then visit TheHobbit.com/Sneak on Sunday, March 24 at 3pm Eastern/12pm Pacific.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage, will hit theaters in 2D, 3D, and IMAX on December 13.
To whet your appetite, check out this first official image of Bilbo Baggins (Freeman) from The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug below.