Release date in UK
Second film in the Hobbit trilogy is set for a worldwide release on December 13, 2013 and the third film There and Back Again has a release date of July 18, 2014.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug will be available to watch in Cinemas of UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Norway and Sweden on December 13, 2013.
UK: December 13, 2013
Australia: December 26, 2013
Netherlands :December 12, 2013
Film will continue the story from first part after Bilbo and his fellow Dwarfs escapes from the mountain. They will continue their journey of getting treasure back from the dragon named Smaug who guards the treasure.
Cast and crew
Martin Freeman, Sir Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom, Mikael Persbrandt, Luke Evans, William Kircher, James Nesbitt and Stephen Hunter.
Estimated release date of DVD and Blu-ray in UK : March-April, 2013