The Hobbit Gets New Ad Campaign

In less than two months, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be released to thousands of Tolkien addicts everywhere. To get everyone hyped, a series of character one-sheets have been issued, featuring the major players in the film.

The picture quality is pretty superb and overall, I am a big fan of the designs. I also think it’s a smart marketing move to familiarize the public with the faces as much as possible, because keeping 13 heavily bearded dwarves straight won’t be easy. My only complaint from anything I’ve seen of the film thus far is Thorin’s beard is so short! As leader of the dwarves, should he not have the most luscious beard in existence?

Here’s the trailer, because it makes me so darn happy (it’s also a trailer review!):

– E.B.

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