The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second film in The Hobbit trilogy. Directed by Peter Jackson The Hobbit trilogy stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Smaug the Dragon and the Necromancer.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventures of Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain and the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
Having survived the beginning of their unexpected journey, the Company continues East, encountering along the way the skin-changer Beorn and a swarm of giant Spiders in the treacherous forest of Mirkwood. After escaping capture by the dangerous Wood-elves, the Dwarves journey to Lake-town, and finally to the Lonely Mountain itself, where they must face the greatest danger of all — a creature more terrifying than any other; one which will test not only the depth of their courage but the limits of their friendship and the wisdom of the journey itself — the Dragon Smaug…
The Hobbit:The Desolation of Smaug was released worldwide on 13 December 2013