Warner Brothers UK have tweeted a video with Richard, Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Luke Evans and Orlando Bloom to announce that the World Premiere of The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies will take place in Leicester Square, London on 1st December.
@WarnerBrosUK has tweeted -
The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug premiere in Madrid11 December, 2013
Fanvids of Richard signing autographs at the Berlin Premiere of The Desolation of Smaug have been recently uploaded to Youtube (Thanks to Olya):
GeekNation has posted their Desolation of Smaug interview with Richard, Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans and Evangeline Lilly on their website.
Late last year Richard took part in an interview with Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans and Benedict Cumberbatch. We’ve added a full, 8pp, transcription of the interview to our Library.
A number of short vids of various aspects of filming Desolation of Smaug have been uploaded to Youtube via Youku. They cover Direction, Makeup and Hairstyling, Costume Design, Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Sound Editing, Barrel Stats, and VFX. (Thanks to Heirs of Durin and Harrap Sue)
MiddleEarthNetwork has uploaded an audio recording of the press conference held for the Los Angeles premiere of The Desolation of Smaug. (Thanks to Olya)
TheOneRing.net has posted a transcript.
Hungarian television show, Szeretettel Hollywoodból, has put up their interviews with the Desolation of Smaug cast on their facebook page. Listen to the end to hear Richard Armitage say ‘Merry Christmas’ in Hungarian.