Photo: Courtesy of Warner Brothers
Peter Jackson, the Academy-award winning director behind “Lord of the Rings” and “King Kong,” has just released the seventh production video for the highly anticipated LOTR prequel “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”Fans are treated to an exclusive tour around the massive set–it was here they filmed “King Kong” and “the Lord of the Rings” trilogy–including visits to prosthetics, hair and makeup, costume (including a fat suit department for the dwarves), art, and stunt units.
Aidan Turner (“Kili”), Stephen Hunter (“Bombur”), Peter Hambleton (“Gloin”), Luke Evans (“Bard the Bowman”), and James Nesbitt (“Bofur”) all make guest appearances.
And if you watch really closely, you can get a quick glimpse of Sir Ian McKellan reclaim his role as “Gandalf” plus a surprise appearance by a fan favourite at the end of the video.
“The Hobbit” is set to hit theatres December 14.
Check out the video below.
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