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Hot on the heels of word that Luke Evans has joined the cast of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit comes the news, also via Deadline , that Benedict Cumberbatch has been confirmed as well. He will provide the voice of the dragon, Smaug, to whom Evans’ character has a close relation.

Cumberbatch is best known for his title role on the BBC series “Sherlock”, appearing opposite The Hobbit ‘s Martin Freeman.

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Titles, Release Dates for ‘Hobbit’

Producers of “The Hobbit” on Monday announced the titles and release dates for Peter Jackson’s two-part prequel to the “Lord of the Rings” … Continue reading Titles, Release Dates for 'Hobbit'

The Hobbit Films Get Official Titles

Now that the two movies are shooting, it was about time that Peter Jackson, MGM and New Line got around to naming them. Well, it’s official: the … Continue reading The Hobbit Films Get Official Titles

New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM have announced the titles and release dates for filmmaker Peter Jackson’s two-film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s enduringly popular masterpiece “The Hobbit.” The first film, titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey , will be released on December 14, 2012. The second film, titled The Hobbit: There and Back Again , is slated for release the following year, on December 13, 2013.

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Peter Jackson answered the first of 20 fan questions on Facebook about The Hobbit . The fan asked if we’re going to see the White Council attacking Dol Guldor. Here is Jackson’s answer:

I’m not going to say just what and when, but I will confirm that both the White Council and Dol Guldur will feature in the movies. And not just in one scene either. Just how to visualise… Continue reading Peter Jackson Starts Answering The Hobbit Fan Questions