After delays to the start of filming and sneak peeks on the set we have now been rewarded for our patience with the first pictures of a few of the cast.
One of Bilbo (Martin Freeman) reading a long letter in Bag End with the Dwarves sat in the background.
One of Gandalf sitting in the roots of a tree
And finally one of Peter Jackson and Martin Freeman
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