|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug teaser poster|
... there's Benedict Cumberbatch as a big, bad, dwarf-hating dragon.
The Motion-capture character himself doesn't actually appear on this new poster for the second film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit series, which trades goofy dwarf portraits for something moodier. Look at the entrance to the Lonely Mountain in the center of the image, though, and you'll spy a veil of mist coverin a tantalizing golden gleam, which could represent either the treasures within the mountain or Smaug's fire breath. Good luck, little Bilbo (Martin Freeman) -- you're gonna need it.
(source: EW Inside Movies)The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will premiere December 13, 2013. Peter Jackson's final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: There and Back Again is scheduled to be released one year later on December 17, 2014.
|Tauriel (Evangeline Lilly) (photo credit: James Fisher/EW)|