D'aaw. Let's ignore the fact that the poor Hobbit appears to have lost his nose and mouth in the transition, but still, he's made it largely okay in his transition to one of Japan's biggest mobile games later this month.
Behold the latest trailer for The Hobbit! It's brimming with new scenes, most notably Bilbo Baggins' riddle olympiad with Gollum. That anthropomorphic sack of unpleasant sure does drive a hard bargain. (I'm secretly praying that "The Precious" is rebooted to be Hat FM.) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters…
If you were one of the many New York Times readers (understandably) frustrated with some of the inaccurate coverage in last week's sports section, fear not: The Times has apologized for writing that Orcrist the Goblin Cleaver was Bilbo's sword.
We're not sure whether to believe this rumor — because, honestly, who in their right mind would turn down The Hobbit? Martin Freeman would have been a particularly inspired casting decision as Bilbo Baggins, too.
Finnish author-illustrator Tove Jansson is primarily known for creating the beloved Moomin children's series, but she also illustrated the 1962 Swedish edition of The Hobbit. Take a gander at Jansson's whimsical renditions of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic.