The Hobbit: First stills released
Martin Freeman as Bilbo in The Hobbit
The first official stills of the upcoming Hobbit movie have been released to Entertainment Weekly magazine.
In the first of three, Martin Freeman can be seen as Bilbo reading a letter in his Hobbiton home (see right).
In the second, Ian McKellen poses as Gandalf smoking a pipe:
The third features Peter Jackson talking to Freeman in what appears to be the Hobbiton set:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of Jackson’s two-part adaptation and is scheduled for release in cinemas December 2012.
To see the stills in higher resolution, visit the Entertainment Weekly website.