11:12am PT by Rebecca Ford
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' First Poster Debuts
The first poster for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has debuted just a day ahead of the premiere of the first trailer.
The poster shows Bilbo (Martin Freeman) standing in front of entrance to the Lonely Mountain, which is emitting a bright glow behind the hovering mist.
Peter Jackson's second installment in the prequel trilogy is set to hit theaters on Dec. 13. It follows Bilbo, the dwarves and Gandalf as they continue on their journey to get the gold back from the dragon, Smaug. The third installment, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, is slated for release one year later on Dec. 17, 2014.
The first trailer will debut on Tuesday, June 11, at 1 p.m. ET.
View the full poster below.