Feel the Sting of Bilbo Baggins on the Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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The first character poster for Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth finale, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, has been released today and you can check it out in the gallery viewer below for a look at Martin Freeman’s Bilbo Baggins, brandishing his sword, Sting. The “Defining Chapter” hits theaters December 17.

The film’s massive cast includes Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies concludes the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins, who joins the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

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