Thanks to facebook follower Aoki Kyo for letting us know that the Warner Brothers China site says that Richard will be in Beijing, China along with Peter Jackson, for a press conference on 19th January and the premiere on 20th January.
There is also information on weibo.com – [Google Translate] “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” publicity tourMainlandChinato determine:director PeterJackson and“dwarf king Thorin Oakenshield,” RichardArmitagewill come to China, the 19thconference heldinBeijing20premiere. 23daystoreleasethe film.
We’ve recorded Richard’s two interviews from the livestream of The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies premiere in London on December 1st. Sorry the 2nd one ends abruptly – Richard apparently overheated my computer and it crashed right at the end!