The world premiere event for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was held at the Dolby Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.
Of course, director Peter Jackson and his daughter Katie were in attendance. Plus, stars Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Ryan Gage, Stephen Fry, and Manu Bennett were all in attendance. Musician Ed Sheeran was also in attendance because he has a song entitled “I See Fire” on the soundtrack for the film.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug officially hits theaters on December 13, 2013. Take a look at photos from the carpet and the premiere party in the gallery below: