The movie will come out in England on the 28th November 2012. In Germany it’s going to appear on the 13th of December 2012.


Howard Shore, who scored all three Lord of the Rings films, confirmed his role in the Hobbit films. Recording sessions for the films began on 20 August 2012 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The soundtrack will be released on 11 December 2012 on Water Tower Music label. The sound will be produced by the same artists as it has before.

Artist Neil Finn has contributed, as well as some actors including Richard Armitage and the cast of the company of dwarves.


For the promotion for the hobbit the directors have made a lot of websites, blogs for the fans. Also they have made a few trailers so that the viewer can get a look inside the movie before the movie is coming out.


Also the producers already started hanging out posters which are advert in the cinemas or which are in film magazines, also customers can buy them. The directors and producers have started putting videos on YouTube and the website with the ‘making-of’ of the movie:




As well as they are producing a toy line of ‘The Hobbit’. The toy line will include action figures, playsets and role-play accessories like swords and battle axes representing the characters and weapons in the films



The production of the hobbit started in March 2011 in New Zealand. The filming started in Matamata on a set and they also chose other locations for shooting the movie.

The costumes for each of the Dwarves included six wigs and eight beards, which were worn by the actors and stunt doubles.

The whole movie was filmed in different studios all around the world (New Zealand/England) and also on different sets and locations.

Jackson recorded a video blog from the set, which featured Christopher Lee in full makeup and costume as Saruman.

Principal photography ended on 6 July 2012, after 266 days of filming. The Hobbit will likely be the highest-budgeted film so far to be shot on Red Digital Cinema Camera Company’s Epic camera of which Peter Jackson received one of the very first shipments. In a production video, it was revealed that 48 Epic cameras are being used.