Air New Zealand have continually supported Peter Jackson’s epic ventures into Middle Earth, and now the airline company have managed to bag themselves one monster of an exclusive!
While Warner Brothers have been keeping the big reveal of Smaug the Dragon well hidden thus far, Air New Zealand have finally revealed a full look at the beast on the side of one of their Boeing 777-300 ER airplanes.
Warners have given us glimpses of Smaug in the trailers, and while Jackson is confident that this will be the greatest Dragon ever created for a film, so far we have only really seem Smaug lurking in the shadows, or a brief shot of the monster in action. Now you can see the full Dragon, from the mouth right down to the tip of its tail, all thanks to Air New Zealand and a wonderful video revealing all.Check out the video below.
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.