Web Exclusive: Thorin Oakenshield Discusses The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Peter Jackson's Willingness to Drop Trou
12.13.12 by Mandy
Tonight sees the opening of what is bound to be one of the biggest movie franchises of the next few years. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens in theaters nationwide tonight at midnight, and Reelz has some inside info on Middle Earth. Focus On: The Hobbit is taking a look at the first installment of The Hobbit franchise, including interviews with cast and crew members, behind-the-scenes exclusives, and footage from the New York premiere. The show premieres tonight at 1:30am ET/ 10:30pm PT, but we have a web-exclusive clip that you can check out right now.
Richard Armitage plays Thorin Oakenshield, and it turns out that it's a bit of a challenge to charge into battle while decked out in dwarf gear. Luckily, director Peter Jackson was around to demonstrate how the son of a dwarf king would charge, and it apparently involves dropping one's pants. Watch the clip above to get the whole story.
Focus On: The Hobbit