The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie production


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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Distributor U.S. Release

Warner Bros. Pictures  United States
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (Former)  Worldwide

Production Companies

New Line Cinema  United States

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
the official version from on June 12, 2013

Production History as of November 30, 2013




Peter Jackson is filming both Hobbit movies at the same time


Will be shot back-to-back starting in Feb. 2011.


Production Budget

$270,000,000 Estimated

Shooting Locations

Monday, March 21 2011:
New Zealand