Release dates have been announced for the Peter Jackson‘s two Hobbit movies.
According to Variety, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will come out on December 14, 2012 and The Hobbit: There and Back Again will hit theaters on December 13, 2013. The video embedded above features a tour of The Hobbit‘s set.
Here’s more from the article: “Jackson began shooting the two films in New Zealand in 3D in mid-March with a cast including Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett reprising their roles from The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Bloom joined the cast Friday to portray the elf Legolas.”
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will compete with some big-name literary adaptations, including Ang Lee‘s Life of Pi and Bill Condon‘s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. (via Shelf Awareness)