Release date: December 14, 2012 (Wide in 3D/3D theaters and Imax 3D
Runtime: 2 hr. 46 min.
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Director: Peter Jackson
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Screenplay: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro
Producer(s): Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy, Barry Humphries, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Graham McTavish, Adam Brown, Peter Hambleton, John Callen, Mark Hadlow, Jed Brophy, William Kircher, Stephen Hunter, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Manu Bennett, Conan Stevens
Official Site: thehobbit.com
Rating: PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence and frightening images
Available film art: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey movie posters
Synopsis:In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Bilbo Baggins is swept up in an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which Smaug the dragon had conquered a long time ago. The wizard Gandalf, pays Bilbo an unexpected visit and before he knows it, Bilbo agrees to join a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield.
The journey takes them through treacherous lands swarming with goblins and orcs, deadly wargs and giant spiders, shapeshifters and sorcerers and ultimately leads Baggins to finds a magical gold ring tied to the fate of all Middle-earth.