A new trailer has been released for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. There’s plenty of new footage to enjoy, including a look at the love affair between Legolas (Orlando Bloom) and Tauriel (Evangeline Lilly). Also, we get to hear more of Benedict Cumberbatch’s awesome voice work as the dragon Smaug. Don’t expect a look at the beast though, they’re holding on to that one tightly.
Check out the trailer below. Scroll down to also check out two new banners for the film.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug:
The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
The highly anticipated film stars – deep breath – Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Michael Mizrahi, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Ken Stott and Aidan Turner.
ETA: USA – 13 December, 2013. AUS – 26 December, 2013.