Peter Jackson has launched his final video blog for 2013, looking back at the music for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Visit composer Howard Shore's studio in New York, where he discusses the score for this middle installment of the trilogy. Go behind-the-scenes for a complete look at how the soundtrack came together, and a special message from director Peter Jackson as he heads into the New Year, and prepares for the release of The Hobbit: There and Back Again, which hits theaters December 2014.
"Here is our last blog for 2013. I look forward to continuing the journey with you in 2014. Have a fantastic holiday!"
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released December 13th, 2013 and stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter. The film is directed by Peter Jackson.