30 November 2012 12:07 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

After watching the television spot directly below, take a look at the second video which features an interview with Peter Jackson that the L.A. Times recently conducted. Within that discussion he talks about the challenges of creating his version of Smaug. “The trouble with redesigning dragons I’ve found is… you very quickly can go into science fiction territory, and I don’t want to do that,” Jackson said. “I want to present the most venal, scary, decrepit, nasty dragon I possibly can.” From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The three films tell a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before “The Lord of the Rings,” which Jackson and his filmmaking team brought to the big screen in the blockbuster trilogy that culminated with the »

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