- THE HOBBIT: PART 3
Warner Bros. and MGM have officially announced the new titles and release dates for the second and third installments of The Hobbit.
|The Hobbit: There and Back Again|
The second film will be called The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and is slated for release December 13, 2013 in 2D, 3D, IMAX and in both 24 and 48 frames-per-second formats.
The third and final film is titled The Hobbit: There and Back Again (This was originally the title if the second film). It will open worldwide July 18, 2014.
"Opening in July affords us not only the perfect summer tentpole, but fans will have less time to wait for the finale of this epic adventure," said Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
The first film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, opens December 14.