Anyone who purchased a Blu-ray copy of the "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" could have tuned in to watch the preview and Q&A session for the new film using a promo code found inside the box.
If you didn't get to see the live interview, Jackson previewed some new footage of Gandalf and Radagast, and gave a look behind-the-scenes of the next film in the series, "The Desolation of Smaug."
Viewers received a few glimpses at some new and old characters in the film, what locations will be featured, and learned what Smaug, the big bad dragon from the next installment, won't look like.
Though Jackson didn't reveal a teaser for the next film, he did share that the first trailer will debut this summer in front of a "big film release," which we anticipate to be "Man of Steel."
We were able to view the footage Sunday, check out some of the images we saw from the new film.
"The Desolation of Smaug" hits theaters December 13.
Gandalf's hunting down the Necromancer ...
... with Radagast in tow.
The two search through a dark tomb.*
*Those familiar with the story will know this is Angmar's tomb where the Witch-King from "The Lord of the Rings."
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