Hobbit 2: Desolation of Smaug - Director Peter Jackson
Hobbit Desolation of Smaug – Director Peter Jackson ©2013 Warner Bros and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

More video of Hobbit 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and this time you can discover the stunning locations of New Zealand with the cast and crew of The Hobbit Trilogy.

Featured in the video are Richard Armitage who plays Thorin Oakenshield, Philippa Boyens who is one of the screenplay writers, Mark Hadlow who is Dori, Ian McKellen who is Gandalf, Peter Jackson who directs, Dan Hennah who is the Production Designer, Martin Freeman who plays Bilbo Baggins and Russell Alexander owner who runs the tours.

There is also Elijah Wood – Frodo Baggins, Jed Brophy – Nori, Graham McTavish – Dwalin, Alan Lee and John Howe conceptual designers, William Kircher – Bifur, Sylvester McCoy – Radagast the Brown, Dean O’Gorman – Fili, Peter Hambleton – Gloin, James Nesbitt – Bofur, Andy Serkis who of course plays Gollum but is also the second unit director, Stephen Hunter – Bombur, Liz Tan who is thefirst assistant director on the second unit.

All of them and the locations for Middle Earth in 6.5 minutes!

Certainy makes a good advert for New Zealand with it’s fantastic scenery. It is also good to see how they have reconstructed the sets from Lord of the Rings, this time so they can be kept more permanently.