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OCT
23
2 YEARS

First 'Hobbit' TV Spot Shows Bilbo Leaving Home (Video)

“The world is not in your books and maps -- it’s out there,” Ian McKellen's Gandalf says.

The Hobbit Martin Freeman Bilbo Baggins Still - H 2012
Warner Bros.

Though brief, there’s a lot packed into the first TV spot for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. There are Trolls, Dwarves and, of course, Bilbo Baggins.

The spot delves into Bilbo (Martin Freeman) being forced of his comfort zone and into the world -- a prospect he finds unsavory.

PHOTOS: The Hard Road to 'The Hobbit'

“The world is not in your books and maps -- it’s out there,” Gandalf (Ian McKellen) tells the Hobbit to encourage him to leave Bag End.

Director Peter Jackson’s first film in a planned trilogy adapting the 1937 J.R.R. Tolkien novel hits theaters Dec. 14. Advance tickets go on sale Nov. 7. 

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