Warner Bros. has released the second official trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. There’s a lot of new footage in this one, including new battles scenes, and we finally get to hear Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug the dragon.
Watch the trailer below:
The second in a trilogy of films adapting “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans and Stephen Fry are among the cast.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released December 2013, followed by The Hobbit: There and Back Again December 2014.