Who Wants To See Martin Freeman Running Away From A Pig?

Martin Freeman in The Hobbit

Yeah, thought that’d get your attention. This is, of course, a new production still from Peter Jackson‘s one, no two, no three film adaptation of JRR Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, featuring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

As we can see, it’s taken from an all-action running away moment, in which the Sherlock star hurtles across a field in great big rubber feet, waving a wallpaper sample, while being ignored by a bondage pig.

It’ll all make sense when part one – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey –  is released in December, of course.

Here’s the trailer:

Looks rather grand, doesn’t it?

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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