A previously unseen clip that will feature in the extended edition DVD cut of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has been released online. The extended edition will feature 25 minutes of new material in total along with more than nine hours of special features.
In the clip Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield’s band of dwarves are lost in the Mirkwood trying to navigate a labyrinth of twisted trees before things take a mysteriously sleepy turn.
“The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug continues the adventure of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and 13 dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.”
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Extended Edition will be available as a five-disc set on Blu-ray, 3D and DVD on November 3.
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, the defining chapter of Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings prequel, based on the work of JRR Tolkien, will be released in cinemas on December 12.