The Journey is a story of a group of hobbits on a journey through a snowy landscape in the land of The Lord of the Rings.
It’s the first in the franchise’s series, and its director, Andy Muschietti, says he’s trying to capture the experience of watching it on the big screen.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – an adaptation of the classic book series – is being directed by Muschiettis brother, Mark Muschienis, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Bilbo Baggins, Oscar Isaac as Bilkegg, Laura Linney as Gollum, Daniel Radcliffe as Aragorn, Elijah Wood as Arwen, Richard Armitage as Galadriel, Sam Riley as Arithorn, Richard Dean Anderson as Gandalf, Sam Rockwell as Saruman, and Idris Elba as Galadhrim.
You can read our review of The Hobbit here.
The story follows a group called the Fellowship of the Ring, who are on their way to destroy the evil Sauron and his army of orcs.
But their journey has begun, and they have to face the mountain of mud that the dwarves have created to trap them.
The group finds themselves trapped in a maze that will only lead them to the deepest parts of the mountain.
The Hobbit is a film that combines epic adventure with family entertainment, and it’s already a huge hit with fans and critics alike.
It has become the highest grossing film of all time, and the first film in the Hobbit franchise to be released on Blu-ray and DVD.
The film was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning best picture, best original screenplay, best cinematography and best actor.
The final Oscar nomination went to the film for best visual effects.
A huge amount of fanfare is expected at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for the film’s release on June 21.
The movie stars Tom Hiddleston, Daniel Craig, Emma Watson, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis, Alfie Allen, Aidan Turner, Finn Jones, Peter Mullan, and Emilia Clarke.
It will also feature an expanded cast including Gwendoline Christie, Lucy Davis, Hugo Weaving, and Mark Rylance.
Check out the trailer below.
The film has been hailed by critics, who called it “a masterful, gripping, and exhilarating journey.”
The Hollywood Reporter called it the “greatest movie in cinema history,” and it won two Academy Awards.
The Wall Street Journal said it was the best-looking movie of the year.