"The Amazing Spider-Man?...Just no."
It was a film that once felt like a mere pipe-dream that was countless years away, but now, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey kicks-off the two-film epic in just five months on December 14.
In the meantime, Entertainment Weekly has provided 10 stunning new photos that give us a sneak peak at the film, all full of imagery that will ring familiar to anyone who's read the book or even saw the 1977 animated film.
Check out the rest of the photos below and get your appetite whetted for your impending return to Middle Earth!
"Yeah, Nori can go first. No one gives a crap about him. I didn't even know he was with us until now."
"Why yes indeed, young Bilbo. I am a pimp. Curious you should ask."
"So, has our business concluded then, Gandalf? I've got cookies to make in my giant tree."
"I thought about getting a tattoo on the small of my back, but I worry what it will look like in five millennia."
"We f**king love beer!"
"Just so you know, Baggins, I don't exactly wear that ring on my finger, if you get what I'm saying."
"I love this damn stick. -- And it loves me."
"You shall not...oh, who am I kidding? I've got no motivation, here."
"This pose looks really badass and impressive. Unfortunately, it's the only move I know.
We are so screwed."