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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
DirectorPeter Jackson[1]
Andy Serkis (Second Unit Director)[2]
ProducerPeter Jackson
Fran Walsh
Carolynne Cunningham
Zane Weiner
Philippa Boyens (Co-Producer)
Eileen Moran (Co-Producer)
Alan Horn (Executive Producer)
Toby Emmerich (Executive Producer)
Ken Kamins (Executive Producer)
Caroline Blackwood[1]
WriterPeter Jackson
Fran Walsh
Philippa Boyens[1]
StarringMartin Freeman
Ian McKellen
Richard Armitage[3]
See cast section below for more
MusicHoward Shore[3]
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie[3]
StudioNew Line Cinema
WingNut Films[1]
DistributorWarner Bros. Pictures[1]
Released13 December 2013[4]
CountryNew Zealand
United Kingdom
United States
IMDbIMDb Profile

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit. It was released on 13 December 2013 in North America. It was preceded by An Unexpected Journey in 2012 and will be followed by The Battle of the Five Armies in 2014.


[edit] Synopsis

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain and the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Having survived the beginning of their unexpected journey, the Company continues East, encountering along the way the skin-changer Beorn and a swarm of giant Spiders in the treacherous forest of Mirkwood. After escaping capture by the dangerous Wood-elves, the Dwarves journey to Lake-town, and finally to the Lonely Mountain itself, where they must face the greatest danger of all — a creature more terrifying than any other; one which will test not only the depth of their courage but the limits of their friendship and the wisdom of the journey itself — the Dragon Smaug.''
Warner Bros.[5]

[edit] People involved

See:The Hobbit (film series)#People involved

[edit] Cast

See also:The Hobbit (film series)#Cast
Actor Role
Richard Armitage Thorin
Jim Baltaxe Lake-town resident
Dallas Barnett "Bill Ferny, Sr."
John Bell Bain
Manu Bennett Azog
Nick Blake Percy
Orlando Bloom Legolas
Jed Brophy Nori
Adam Brown Ori
John Callen Óin
John Colbert Lake-town spy
Peter Colbert Lake-town spy
Stephen Colbert Lake-town spy
Paul Craze Lake-town resident
Benedict Cumberbatch Smaug
The Necromancer
Greg Ellis Net mender
Luke Evans Bard
Martin Freeman Bilbo Baggins
Stephen Fry The Master of Lake-town
Ryan Gage Alfrid
Tim Gordon Stallkeeper
Mark Hadlow Dori
Craig Hall Galion
Peter Hambleton Glóin
Ray Henwood Old fisherman
Chris Hewer Lake-town resident
Christian Hipolito Lake-town resident
Kathryn Briggs Hobbs Lake-town resident
John Howe Lake-town musician
Stephen Hunter Bombur
Katie Jackson Betsy Butterbur
Peter Jackson "Ancestor of Albert Dreary"
Norman Kali Lake-town spy
Eli Kent Lethuin
Robin Kerr Elros
William Kircher Bifur
Kelly Kilgour Soury
Alan Lee Lake-town musician
Evangeline Lilly Tauriel
Simon London Feren
Lawrence Makoare Bolg
Sylvester McCoy Radagast the Brown
Evelyn McGee Lake-town spy
Ian McKellen Gandalf the Grey
Carlton McRae Lake-town resident
Graham McTavish Dwalin
Liz Merton Lake-town resident
Joseph Mika-Hunt Lake-town resident
Ben Mitchell Narzug
Mark Mitchinson Braga
James Nesbitt Bofur
Mary Nesbitt Tilda
Peggy Nesbitt Sigrid
Carter Nixon Lake-town spy
Dean O'Gorman Fíli
Jabez Olssen Fishmonger
Lee Pace Thranduil
Sarah Peirse Hilda Bianca
Mikael Persbrandt Beorn
Gabrielle Roque López Lake-town resident
Brian Sergent Spider
Tim Simpson Lake-town resident
Allan Smith Orc underling
Dianne Smith Lake-town resident
Matt Smith "Squint"
Ken Stott Balin
Aidan Turner Kíli
Stephen Ure Fimbul
Peter Vere-Jones Spider
Manuela Vetters Laketowner
Zane Weiner Lake-town spy
Richard Whiteside "Butterbur, Sr."
Christopher Winchester Lake-town resident
Meg Winchester Lake-town resident
Nikki Winchester Lake-town resident

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See also: Category:Images from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Pictures from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Bilbo fights the spiders of Mirkwood  
Bilbo and Sting  
Bilbo in the Lonely Mountain  
Dale in ruins  
Bilbo and the butterflies in the canopy of Mirkwood  

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[edit] See also

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[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Titles and Release Dates Announced" dated 31 May 2011, The Hobbit Blog (accessed 21 December 2011)
  2. "Andy Serkis to serve as Second Unit Director" dated 8 April 2011, The Hobbit Blog (accessed 21 December 2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Peter Jackson, "Production begins in New Zealand on The Hobbit" dated 20 March 2011, Facebook (accessed 21 December 2011)
  4. "The Hobbit Trilogy titles and release dates" dated 2 September 2012, The Hobbit Blog (accessed 2 September 2012)
  5. "Warner Bros. full synopsis for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug provides some plot hints?" dated 17 October 2013, (accessed 17 October 2013)

Licensed film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's works
The Hobbit (1966) · The Hobbit (1977) · The Lord of the Rings (1978) · The Return of the King (1980) · The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) · The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) · The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) · The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) · The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)