Images Of Benedict Cumberbatch Performance Capturing As Smaug

We’ve had out first look and listen at Peter Jackson‘s Smaug in the latest The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug trailer, and it was enough to secure my trust in Benedict Cumberbatch as just the right man for the role.

These images of him mid-capture are just gravy.

Thanks to the Tolkienerd Flickr and Sherlockology on Twitter.

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Those seem to come from some kind of as-yet unpublished featurette. I can’t wait to see it in motion.