Warner Bros. Pictures has released an official teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – the conclusion of The Hobbit trilogy from director Peter Jackson. The trailer is the first from MGM, which came a day after a 15-second promo spot for the teaser was released. The teaser video content runs for 1-minute and 30 seconds, followed by title, credits, and information about The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest that promotes a chance to attend the first official screening with Peter Jackson in New Zealand.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, along with Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett as Galadriel, Oscar-nominee Ian McKellen as Gandolf, Richard Armitage as Thoren Oakenshield, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug.
The film will release to 2D theaters and 3D theaters including RealD 3D, HFR 3D, and IMAX 3D on December 17, 2014.