Happy Tolkien Week, everybody!
The world’s most hobbit-friendly director, Peter Jackson, took to his Facebook page to kick off a week of celebrating everything Middle-earth in style.
To honor the 75th anniversary of the publication of “The Hobbit,” Jackson and his team will finally release a second theatrical trailer for the first installment in the new trilogy, “An Unexpected Journey.”
Check out Jackson’s announcement after the jump!
Welcome to the beginning of what is going to be a very interesting week. This is Tolkien week, and there are celebrations worldwide to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of ’The Hobbit.’ And don’t forget that the 22nd of September is also Bilbo and Frodo’s combined birthday party. Now, our contribution to the celebrations is going to be to debut our new trailer for ’The Hobbit’ on the 19th, in just a couple of days’ time. We’re also going to share some special content with you, the fans, so check back with us in a day or two. It’s going to be an exciting week.
Also, be sure to check out a slew of new images that showed up over at USA Today.
What scene from “The Hobbit” are you hoping to see in the new trailer? Let us know in the comments below and on Twitter!