How to watch ‘The Hobbit’ (UK)’s first episode of new series
NEW YORK — The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the first episode in Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic epic fantasy series The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has been released in the United States, UK and Canada.
The Warner Bros./New Line Cinema release of the Hobbit: Desolation and The Hobbit, in theaters on Nov. 17, marks the debut of the two movies in theaters.
In a preview, the new episode is an epic tale of the dwarves of Gondor fighting against the forces of Sauron and his dragon Smaug.
This is the first Hobbit film released outside of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Denmark and France.
Here’s what you need to know about the Hobbit series and its upcoming episodes:The Hobbit movie trilogy continues to draw huge audiences.
The Hobbit opens Friday in the U.S., and Warner Bros., New Line Cinema and Lionsgate’s The Hobbit expands to theaters on Christmas Day in the UK and New Zealand.
Hobbit is based on the novels of J.R.
R Tolkien and has grossed more than $1.3 billion worldwide.
Its main characters include Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit, and his friends Frodo, Sam and Gandalf, who are the dwarves and are fighting to save the land of Middle-earth from Sauron.
New Line released The Hobbit in a limited theatrical release in May 2015.
After the release of The Hobbit and its sequel, The Return of the King, Warner Bros.-New Line acquired the rights to the Tolkien estate in 2018.
It is the second film in the franchise to be released outside the U, UK, Canada and Ireland.
As the film series has grown in popularity, Warner’s head of worldwide distribution has said that the studio is looking for more movies to expand its international footprint.
“I think that the Tolkien world is an interesting one, and the world of film is very interesting, and that there are so many different kinds of films,” said Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara in a speech at the BAFTA awards last month.
The Hobbit is set in the world where Lord of the Rings was written and published, and features an assortment of characters from the world, including Gandalf the White, the son of Frodo Baggins and Bilbo, the boy who saved the kingdom from Saurons forces in the novels. “
It’s an exciting time to be a filmmaker and it’s a really exciting time for the business.”
The Hobbit is set in the world where Lord of the Rings was written and published, and features an assortment of characters from the world, including Gandalf the White, the son of Frodo Baggins and Bilbo, the boy who saved the kingdom from Saurons forces in the novels.
The film is directed by Peter Jackson and written by Peter Cushing, with a screenplay by David Heyman, Phil Lord and Chris Miller.