Catch up with what’s happening where with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere roundup.
Updated 11 December: The Spanish premiere will be live streamed on warnerbros.es from 20.30 h local time (2.30 pm EST)
Please be aware that there may always be changes to the cast attending the premieres.
World Premiere in Los Angeles
The world premiere will be on Monday 2 December, 2013 at 6.30 pm PT in Los Angeles at the DolbyTheatre and will be live streamed on Middle-earth News from 6 pm. Stars attending include Martin Freeman (Bilbo), Richard Armitage (Thorin) ,Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug), Evangeline Lily (Tauriel), Luke Evans (Bard), Stephen Fry (Master of Lake Town), Ryan Gage (Alfrid), Aidan Turner (Kili) and Dean O’Gorman (Fili), along with director Peter Jackson and screenwriter Philippa Boyens.
The European premiere will be at the Sony Centre, Cinestar, Berlin, Germany on 9 December, 2013 at 17.30 pm It will be live streamed on Kinofans. Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans and Benedict Cumberbatch will be attending according to Klatsch-Tratsch. In addition , Red Carpet Reports say Sylvester McCoy, Mikael Persbrandt, Aidan Turner, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Adam Brown, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Ryan Gage and John Bell will also be there, along with Ed Sheeran, who sings the films theme song “I See Fire”.
Additional European Premieres
On 10 December, 2013 there will be a Swiss premiere at Arena Cinemas in Zurich, Switzerland. Aidan Turner (Kili), Dean O’Gorman (Fili) and Sylvester McCoy (Radagast) will be attending. Our friends at Warner Brothers Zurich tell us that the red carpet event will start at 6.45pm. Check Warner Brothers Schweiz facebook page for details. While it’s not possible to buy tickets, there will be opportunities to win them. Watch out for the TV spots on several channels beforehand (RTL Group).
The Spanish premiere will be held in Madrid on 11 December, 2013 at the Kinepolis Cinema. This will be attended by Richard Armitage (Thorin) and Luke Evans (Bard). The premiere will begin at 20.30h with the film starting at 21.30 h. The premiere will be live streamed on WarnerBros.es from 20.30 h local time (2.30 pm EST)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug goes on general release in the US and UK on 13 December, 2013. Worldwide release dates can be viewed here.