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.
UPDATE: We’ve heard that a few people aren’t able to access the video from the GeekNation website, so we’ve uploaded the video to our youtube channel:
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.
Thanks to invictory for the link. Cadenaser talks with Richard Armitage and Luke Evans about working in New Zealand with Peter Jackson and surprises in the Desolation of Smaug.
Thanks to Heirs of Durin for the scans from this German magazine and translations of the interviews with Richard, Martin Freeman and Luke Evans. Richard discusses what The Hobbit means to him, what acting is to him, and what music he listened to to get into character.