New featurette for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug focuses on “skinchanger” Beorn


A new featurette has been released for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug which focuses on Beorn, played by Mikael Persbrandt, who we haven’t seen much of before. Check it out below.

Beorn is a “skinchanger” and Ian McKellan describes him as “A man who is sometimes a bear, and a bear who is sometimes a man.” Due to this, Beorn needs to larger home and the featurette focuses around this. It looks pretty beautiful, awesome and stunning!!!

The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen 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 is a production of New Line Cinema and MGM, with New Line managing production. Warner Bros Pictures is handling worldwide theatrical distribution, with select international territories as well as all international television distribution being handled by MGM.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens nationwide across the UK on 13th December 2013.

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