New The Hobbit Trailer Being Released For Tolkien Week

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Today is the first day of Tolkien Week, and to celebrate the event, Peter Jackson just made a big announcement on his official Facebook page. This year’s Tolkien Week is special because it marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit.

In addition to Tolkien Week, Hobbit Day occurs on September 22, 2012. In The Hobbit books, both Bilbo and Frodo were said to have been born on September 22. However, they were born in different years with Bilbo born in the year of 2890 and Frodo born in the year of 2968.

In a video, Peter Jackson revealed that in order to celebrate these two events, he will be releasing a brand new trailer for The Hobbit on September 19, 2012. Jackson also promised that he would be sharing some other special content with fans this week.