First Look at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The dwarves in a line up

Peter Jackson held a live event recently showcasing the upcoming The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, where he previewed the film in New Zealand at his post-production studio and answered questions from fans. Sadly I have no clips to show you from the film, but a video of Jackson answering fan questions about the sequel has been released. You can check it out below, and look out for appearances from Billy Boyd and Tolkien super-fan Stephen Colbert:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens in theaters December 13. Did Peter Jackson answer any questions that you have been thinking about? Are you just as worried about the distinction between the different races of elves in Mirkwood as Colbert is? Let us know in the comments below!