As the countdown continues to the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on December 13, a new sneak peek video has been released.

The synopsis for the movie reads: "The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor."

You can watch the three-minute sneak peek by clicking the link above on your left or below or by visiting: