In addition to a new clip, Warner Bros. released gorgeous new stills from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

We’re keeping them all very large so you can appreciate the details and characters. A few of the photos below depict director Peter Jackson on set with his subjects.

Jackson has been keeping in close touch with the fans who are eagerly awaiting his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Rings prequel. Over the weekend he published his ninth production video blog, this one showing the final weeks of post-production and the rush to get the film completed before its New Zealand premiere.

If you need more high-res consumption, check out these very tall banners for the film which we’re sure you’ll see hanging in movie theaters soon if they’re not already.

Make sure you get the screening of the film you want – Buy The Hobbit tickets now over on Fandango! By purchasing through Fandango you’ll receive a free song from the soundtrack composed by Howard Shore. Peter Jackson followers know that Shore also wrote the scores for all three Lord of the Rings films.

Speaking of the soundtrack, you can read about the entire compilation in our previous report. Regular and special editions of the soundtrack will hit store shelves on December 11.

An Unexpected Journey hits theaters December 14. Part 2, The Desolation of Smaug will be
released
December 13, 2013. There and Back Again, part 3, opens July 18, 2014.

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' high-res photo