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THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Alternate Trailer

An alternate trailer for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has found its way online. This is the trailer the was shown with Pixar's Brave, and you may or may not have noticed a few little changes. It's basically the same trailer as the first, but it has three additional clips that include...

0:23 — Bilbo's reaction to Gandalf's arrival
1:57 — Bilbo hiding behind a tree in Mirkwood
1:59 — Gandalf, the dwarves, and Bilbo running through a forest

If you're just as excited for this movie as I am, then of course it's worth watching! The HobbitAn Unexpected Journey will be released on December 14, 2012. The second film, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, is set for release the following year, on December 13, 2013. Then there's the third film that will be going into production soon that will be released sometime in 2014! Check out the trailer!

I've also included the original trailer for you...

The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers.

Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever…Gollum.

Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum’s “precious” ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities … A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.

Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, the character he played in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Martin Freeman in the central role of Bilbo Baggins. Also reprising their roles from The Lord of the Rings movies are: Cate Blanchett as Galadriel; Ian Holm as the elder Bilbo; Christopher Lee as Saruman; Hugo Weaving as Elrond; Elijah Wood as Frodo; Orlando Bloom as Legolas; and Andy Serkis as Gollum.

The ensemble cast also includes (in alphabetical order) Richard ArmitageJohn BellJed BrophyAdam BrownJohn Callen,Luke EvansStephen FryRyan GageMark HadlowPeter HambletonBarry HumphriesStephen HunterWilliam Kircher,Evangeline LillySylvester McCoyBret McKenzieGraham McTavishMike MizrahiJames NesbittDean O’GormanLee Pace,Mikael PersbrandtConan StevensKen StottJeffrey Thomas, and Aidan Turner.

The screenplays for both The HobbitAn Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again are by Fran Walsh,Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and Peter Jackson. Jackson is also producing the films, together with Fran Walsh andCarolynne Cunningham. The executive producers are Alan HornKen KaminsToby Emmerich and Zane Weiner, with Boyens serving as co-producer.

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