Bilbo, Gandalf and Legolas return for Peter Jackson's second of three "Lord of the Rings" prequels.
Martin Freeman returns as Bilbo Baggins, shown here with his fabled sword, Sting.
Tauriel and Legolas
Evangeline Lilly plays Tauriel, alongside returning Lord of the Rings alum Orlando Bloom, reprising his role as Legolas.
Ian McKellen plays wise wizard Gandalf for the fifth time in Smaug.
Luke Evans brandishes his weapon of choice as Bard the Bowman.
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The Hobbit stars return for the second part of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy.
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