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Comic-Con 2012: 'The Hobbit' Shows Two Precious Videos

July 15, 2012 (4:58 pm) GMT
Not only was the panel packed with the films' lead stars, but also it brought a 15-minute behind-the-scene video and 12 minutes worth of clips.
Comic-Con 2012: 'The Hobbit' Shows Two Precious Videos

"The Hobbit" was one of the most anticipated and crowded panels at San Diego Comic Con on Saturday, July 14 night. The excitement was kicked off early with a 15-minute behind-the-scene video featuring several action scenes as well as interviews with the cast and crew.

Director Peter Jackson greeted the audience, holding a cameraphone in his hand, and introduced the panel guests that include lead stars , and . , who got himself famous by portraying Frodo Baggins in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, was a surprise guest.

The panel proved itself to be generous by giving the audience another video featuring major scenes from both "" and "The Hobbit: There and Back Again". Running for 12 minutes, the footage shows Bilbo's agreement with the 13 dwarves in search of treasure from Smaug, Bilbo's meeting with Gollum, Galadriel's conversation with Gandalf about the importance of a "halfling", and Bilbo's discovery of the fateful Ring.

The clips also introduced a new character played by , Tauriel, who is not found in the books but is guaranteed to stay true to Tolkien's characters.

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