Peter Jackson has shared the first production stills of The Hobbit with Entertainment Weekly.
Photo 1 sees Bilbo (Martin Freeman) in Bag End with a host of unexpected, Dwarven visitors. Photo 2 catches Gandalf deep in thought under a tree. Smoking his pipe, his trusty, pointed hat is near by. Photo 3 is another shot within, presumably, Bag End and is of Jackson and his leading hobbit deep in discussion.
• The first block of shooting has just finished. The total shoot is expected to last 254 days – 12 days short of The Lord of the Rings trilogy.