Check out seven new BTS pics, scanned from Brian Sibley's Official Movie Guide for Peter Jackson's first Hobbit flick. They feature Cate Blanchette as Galdriel, Martin Freeman as Bilbo, Andy Serkis is his mocap gear, most of the Dwarves, and some Goblin extras too..

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By Mark Cassidy - 11/5/2012

The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome 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 Oakenshield. 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.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters December 14th.

jimpinto24 - 11/5/2012, 4:24 PM
I'm ready for The Hobbit!
JerBear - 11/5/2012, 5:09 PM
So beautiful :)
JokersWild - 11/5/2012, 10:10 PM
lol @ Bilbo with a lightsaber
DarthTesla - 11/5/2012, 10:43 PM
Of course its gonna be [frick]ing epic.
Valandil - 11/6/2012, 6:58 AM
I'm glad they are using costumes for the goblins and not only cgi...
Nomis1800 - 11/6/2012, 7:04 AM
LADY GALADRIEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Fracture - 11/6/2012, 11:45 AM
Either that dude is really short or those people in the goblin costumes are huge.
Carne - 11/6/2012, 3:13 PM
Fracture, that's Kiran Shah. He was a scale double for Elijah Wood in the LOTR trilogy and is playing a goblin in the first Hobbit film as well as being Martin Freeman's scale double.

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