Martin Freeman talks compliments from Sir Peter Jackson, starring as Bilbo Baggins and hobbit feet at the UK premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at London's Leicester Square:
The movie is an epic fantasy-adventure film directed, co-written and produced by Peter Jackson and based on J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit.
They'vewaited almost a decade and now fans of Middle Earth are just hours away from their next fix of Wizards, trolls and (of course) Hobbits!
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Adventure is the highly-anticipated prequel to the Lord of The Rings trilogy and premieres in Leicester Square this evening ahead of its UK release tomorrow.
Unlike it's predecessors this film is in 3D. Director Peter Jackson also uses a 48 frames per second format which has divided the critics.
We'll be live on the red carpet with London actor Martin Freeman who plays the lead character Bilbo Baggins. The rest of the cast will also be braving the cold, including Sir Ian McKellan, Andy Serkis and Cate Blanchett who are back as Gandalf, Gollum and Galadriel, respectively.
You can see this exclusive look into the mind of the man behind Bilbo on our programme from 6pm tonight.
The Duchess of Cambridge will not be attending the UK Premiere of "The Hobbit" tonight, as she is still recovering from acute morning sickness.
Her husband William, however, is expected to walk the red carpet in Leicester Square with the stars of the film, including Martin Freeman, Sir Ian McKellen and Cate Blanchett.
The premiere of the first film in The Hobbit trilogy is being held in Leicester Square tonight. The movie which is subtitled An Unexpected Journey stars Martin Freeman and Sir Ian McKellen.
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The premiere for the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, was held in Leicester Square last night.Read the full story ›
The stars have been arriving on the red carpet in London's Leicester Square tonight, for the premiere of the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. It is one of the most hotly anticipated films of the year, but is the last in the series of Batman movies directed by Christopher Nolan
Our Entertainment Correspondent Lucrezia Millarini caught up with star of the film Tom Hardy as he arrived for the premiere. He plays the villain of the piece, Bane.
The premiere of the latest Batman film is being held in Leicester Square this evening. The Dark Knight Rises is the final movie of the trilogy and stars Christian Bale, Tom Hardy and Sir Michael Caine.