Following the premiere of the first The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug trailer, the studio has released 9 new official stills. Check them all out below! The film is a follow up to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and the final movie in the trilogy will be titled The Hobbit: There and Back Again. All the films were directed by Lord of the Rings helmer Peter Jackson, and were based on the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.