The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has released a new poster focusing on an aspect of the film we had not yet seen: The White Council.
While such a thing wouldn't mean much to casual fans of The Lord of the Rings films, for fans who have been following The Hobbit closely, this meeting is an important event in understanding what Gandalf's role will be in The Hobbit films and what part he played in the initial incidents that would set the events some fifty years later in the Rings films into motion.
Depicting Ian McKellen's Gandalf, Cate Blanchett's Galadriel, Hugo Weaving's Elrond, we also get our first glimpse of Christopher Lee reprising his role as would-be-turncoat White Wizard Saruman.
Check out the full poster below.
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