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First look: The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug poster revealed


The poster for the second Hobbit film The Desolation of Smaug has been released online.

The poster of Peter Jackson’s latest creation was unveiled on the film’s official Twitter account @TheHobbitMovie, which also revealed that the first teaser trailer for part two of the trilogy will be released tomorrow online.

The Desolation of Smaug will continue where An Unexpected Journey left off, following Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) who has been brought in by Gandalf the wizard to help tackle Smaug the Dragon, voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch.

Cate Blanchett will star as Galadriel with Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is due to be released in December, followed by the third instalment of the franchise in December 2014.