‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Photo with Gandalf and the Goblin King

Ian McKellen’s great wizard squares off against the massive creature played by Barry Humphries in Peter Jackson’s epic Middle Earth saga.

Earlier today, we showed you a new photo from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey featuring Luke Evans as Bard and Orlando Bloom as Legolas. Now, yet another photo has surfaced from director Peter Jackson's Middle Earth epic, featuring Ian McKellen's Gandalf facing the monstrous Goblin King, played by Barry Humphries. With just over one week until this highly-anticipated adventure hits theaters, be prepared for an onslaught of photos and videos to heighten your anticipation.

The Hobbit Photo

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released December 14th, 2012 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.

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  1. Hobbitfreak2

    Hello guys! New Hobbit is already online I have just finish watching it on hobbit2012.periodus.hu
    great stream !!

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  2. ROFLitschristian

    Can't wait.

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  3. the MovieGhost

    It doesn't really matter to me @ghostman. I'm seeing whatever version my local theater has when it's released :P

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  4. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @ghostman I'm going for the Hobbit, not the technology.

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  5. Ghostman

    @bawnian-dexeus I know my theater has it in 48fps. All you have to do is call them up and ask.

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  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @ghostman That's assuming all theaters are equipped. Probably find out on day one

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  7. Ghostman

    Question is will either of you be seeing it in High Frame Rate (48fps) or Standard Frame Rate (24fps)?

    2 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  8. thedude-abides

    You can take one look at this photo and tell it's going to carry a much more lighthearted feel, which I'm more than fine with.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  9. the MovieGhost

    @bawnian-dexeus@narrator I'm just happy that they didn't tack "3D" onto the title somewhere...

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  10. Gandoff

    @bawnian-dexeus Agreed. The wondrous world on screen is more then enough on 2D. 3D might be kool on certain scene like when the Trolls grab the Dwarves and such, but all on all not needed.

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  11. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @narrator Nope. Lord of the Rings didn't need it, nor does Hobbit

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  12. the Narrator

    I was going to originally, @bawnian-dexeus. I planned on seeing it in 3D and in IMAX. Ha! Ended up treating my brother and sister to the film as well, so I downgraded to standard 2D. It's holiday season, after all, and no one has money. Funnily enough, I was offered free tickets to an advanced Monday night showing, but turned them down to watch the film with my siblings as is our tradition. As big a fanboy as I am, I'm surprised I turned them down. Yourself?

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  13. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @narrator Seeing it in 3D?

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  14. the Narrator

    Why is that, @raoulduke33? I'm honestly just curious. If it's the designs of the Great Goblin and other characters, then know that they were done mostly in part by Del Toro. If it's the tone from the trailers so far, then that can't be helped as we're both aware the Hobbit is very colorful and contrasting with LotR. As such, we can't expect the films to be the same in tone.

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  15. Raoul Duke

    The more I see the more I worry.

    2 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  16. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I have a counter trap for this

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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