The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
- What it's about: The prequel to the Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins's journey — and adventures along the way — through Middle Earth.
- Who's starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom will reprise their roles in the third film, titled The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
- Watch the trailer for The Hobbit.
- Release date: Dec. 17