‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Unveils New Posters The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has released two new promo posters. The first poster shows a reflection of Bilbo (Martin Freeman) in the eye of Smaug. The second poster features the dwarves floating down a river in wooden barrels as they make their escape from the dungeons of the elves. Filming for the last film, There And Back Again was completed in July. There And Back Again is slated for a December 2014 release. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released on December 13.