The Hobbit: Part 1 (2012)
Not yet released (but fans are chomping at the bit knowing it's being filmed) -- Adventure | Fantasy - Due in theaters: December 19, 2012 (USA). Status: Filming. Locations: New Zealand. Part 2 will be released in 2013.
Synopsis (for all the fans-really now, this isn't even necessary!):
Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit, journeys to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by the dragon Smaug.
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Orlando Bloom (Legolas), Elijah Wood (Frodo), Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins), Leonard Nimoy (Smaug [rumored]), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Richard Armitage (Thorin Oakenshield), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Andy Serkis (Gollum), James Nesbitt (Bofur), Aidan Turner (Kili).
Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf and who better to play that character?
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