Warner Bros. Pictures has released the announcement trailer to the highly anticipated fantasy movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first part of Peter Jackson’s epic fantasy movie, The Hobbit and is the prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The movie follows Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit, as he journeys to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by the dragon Smaug.
The trailer also sees the return of Ian Holm to the role of the elder Bilbo Baggins and also Ian McKellen as Gandalf the Grey. Martin Freeman takes on the role of the younger Bilbo Baggins while Richard Armitage plays Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the company of dwarves.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is set to hit cinemas next december 2012.