thdos-trailer01-052 This evening saw the release of the latest TV Spot for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug! Tonight we get a spot focused primarily on the Elven warrior Tauriel, though we also get a couple new shots of our main characters as well (keep an eye out especially for the shot right at the end!).

Having a character devoted TV Spot reminds me of the original ads for The Fellowship of the Ring (there were ones focused on Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn & Arwen). I very much hope that we see this trend continue in the coming weeks. Continue reading “The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot #8 is here!”

Thorin_Oakenshield The previous two TV spots didn’t feature any new scenes. This one, however, features some all-new dialogue that we haven’t heard before from Thranduil, Bilbo and Gandalf — plus an entirely different closing scene! Personally, I’m betting Bilbo’s line occurs somewhere in the deeps of Mirkwood.

Anyway, it’s stirring stuff — check out the full 30-second clip below! And, oh yes, potential spoilers! Thanks to Ringer Beth for the heads-up.

Continue reading “See TV spot #3 for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

Thorin_Oakenshield If you’ve been waiting for a chance to see the TV spots that have apparently been airing in the USA, then here you go! So far there seems to be only two separate TV spots that are being aired — and both are a combination of material from the first and second trailer. There are no scenes that have not been previously aired. They actually each run for just a touch over sixty seconds, which is a substantial slab of time that would be costing Warner Bros. a fair chunk of change.

Check them out below! Continue reading “The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug teaser TV spots are here!”