300512id1_TheHobbit_TDOS_INTL_Tapestry_Keyart_7inH_x_38inW.indd You’ve undoubtedly heard that that Peter Jackson will be hosting a simultaneous world-wide LIVE Fan Event in a eleven different cities to celebrate the forthcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Everyone around the world will be able to watch the LIVE stream of the Q&A on the web at The Hobbit on Youtube. So don’t panic!

However, if you live close enough, you may be able to attend an event at your local theater!

That’s because four cities — New York, Los Angeles, London and Wellington — will feature guests from The Hobbit’s cast and crew LIVE and in-person taking questions!

The Desolation of Smaug LIVE Fan Event:
When: November 4, 2013
Watch online at: The Hobbit on Youtube
Time: 2pm PT / 5pm ET
Time zone conversions: Go here and see the time for your area!

The Live Event Host Locations and special guests
Wellington (Embassy Theatre): Peter Jackson
Los Angeles (Pacific Theatres at the Grove): Evenageline Lilly
London (Odeon West End): Lee Pace, Luke Evans and Andy Serkis
New York (AMC Lincoln Square): Richard Armitage

Each host location will be connected by satellite, allowing audiences to participate in a simultaneous Q&A session moderated by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Additionally, in other cities across the globe — including Brussels, Belgium; Hamburg, Germany; Madrid, Spain; Mexico City, Mexico; Miami, Florida, USA; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Sydney, Australia; and Toronto, Canada — fans will be invited to gather at select cinemas to be among the first to see the extended footage debut and watch the festivities unfold live.

Win two tickets and be in the LIVE Fan Event audience with TheOneRing.net

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG TheOneRing.net is very excited to offer the opportunity for you to win a pair of tickets (we have several hundred to give away to lucky, lucky winners) and be in the audience in either Wellington, Toronto, Los Angeles or New York!

This will allow you — and a guest — to attend one of these LIVE events!


If you are chosen, you will receive an email in the next few days with details on how to claim your tickets.

Please note that not every city will have a celebrity guest from The Hobbit’s cast or crew. However, those that do not will feature giveaways and prizes for fans in attendance.

Plus, for complete details on all the screenings in every location, visit the official LIVE Fan Event website.