Peter Jackson’s made available the eighth The Hobbit production video, posting this message on his Facebook page:
Hi everyone. I know that not everybody gets to Comic Con, so I thought I’d bring a little bit of Comic Con to you! Here’s some of what I saw in San Diego, and what those in Hall H got to see of The Hobbit!”
This new video features footage of Jackson and the cast at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con, footage from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and interviews with the cast during the final days of Hobbit shooting.
Watch the video:
The Hobbit follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers.
Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever…Gollum.
Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum’s ‘precious’ ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities … A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.