The Hobbit (2012): New High-Res Image of Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield


Happy Birthday to Richard Armitage, who turned 41 today!

In honor of the special day, The Hobbit twitter has released a new image of Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield.

Check it out below.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters December 14th, 2012 with the sequel, The Hobbit: There And Back, a year later on December 13th, 2013. 
Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey with Martin Freeman playing Bilbo Baggins.  
Also reprising their roles from “The Lord of the Rings” movies are: Cate Blanchett as Galadriel; Orlando Bloom as Legolas; Ian Holm as the elder Bilbo; Christopher Lee as Saruman; Hugo Weaving as Elrond; Elijah Wood as Frodo; and Andy Serkis as Gollum.