'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - New Images Tease Wednesday Trailer Debut

Peter Jackson took to the interwebs to usher in Tolkien Week - currently underway, natch - announcing a new trailer for December's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that will drop Wednesday the 19th. (Mark your calendars, wizards!) And for good measure, USA Today debuted a new batch of exclusive Hobbit pics for your viewing pleasure. Gollum is ready for his close-up.

Click right here or on Gandalf's wise old mug for over a dozen images from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, in theaters (and 3-D and IMAX) on December 14.

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[USA Today]