The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Fan event, Ed Sheeran and production diary #12

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Dale. (c) Warner Bros. etc.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Dale. (c) Warner Bros. etc.

The Hobbit is coming. Again.

Last week saw the world-wide fan event on The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with fans from all over the world gathering to see a 20 mins sneak peek at new footage of the upcoming movie, ehibitions and all-round festivities. The marketing campaign for the second installment of the Hobbit film trilogy is picking up speed so we are offered quite a few new insights into the making of the film. Some of the best moments can be watched at the official Hobbit blog.

Just so you have an idea of what you will see in this short post:

  • New trailer for Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
  • Production Diary #12
  • Ed Sheeran: I See Fire (end credit song of the film)

Marcel R. Bülles

Marcel R. Bülles is the author of, a specialist blog centering on worldwide Tolkien fandom, geekdom and research. He works as a freelance translator, journalist and writer and is the founder of the German Tolkien Society as well as a co-founder to RingCon, Europe's formerly biggest fantasy film convention. You can find him in cafés all over the world sipping an espresso blogging, writing, reading. At one point he was married to an extremely lovely French lady by the nickname of Sauron. Yes, that Sauron. He is also active with the International Tolkien Fellowship on Facebook and the Tolkien Folk on Instagram.