22 September 2012 8:24 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Depending on where you are in the world, happy belated Hobbit Day!  Warner Bros., MGM, New Line and Peter Jackson celebrated the end of "Hobbit Week" by debuting a new poster for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" this morning.   The new image finds our hero, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), holding the legendary sword Sting against his chest.  According to Middle Earth lore, the ancient Elven blade was lost during the Fall of Gondolin, but Bilbo discovers it years later during his quest in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit."  It turns out Sting comes in quite handy because it will glow blue when any orcs »


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