Second 'Hobbit' movie due out Dec. 13
The poster — portraying Martin Freeman’s Bilbo Baggins in front of a massive mountainside — was revealed on film’s Twitter account @TheHobbitMovie. The first trailer for the second film is set to be released Tuesday.
“The Desolation of Smaug” will open Dec. 13 and follow Baggins, 13 dwarves and Gandalf to in their quest to fight the dragon Smaug. The first film, “An Unexpected Journey,” grossed $1.02 billion worldwide after its December 2012 U.S. release, and the third film “The Hobbit: There And Back Again” will open on Dec. 17, 2014.