“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition” from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson is available NOW on iTunes in the US with the rest of the world rolling out starting yesterday. A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, this new cut includes 13 minutes of extra film footage that extends individual scenes, making this the must-see, definitive version for fans. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition” on iTunes includes exclusive early access to nearly nine hours of new special features as part of iTunes Extras*.
All-new special features on the iTunes release includes:
- New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth
- THE APPENDICES PART 7 – A LONG-EXPECTED JOURNEY: The Chronicles of The Hobbit
- THE APPENDICES PART 8 – RETURN TO MIDDLE-EARTH
The Appendices is a multi-part chronological history of the filming of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, covering pre-production in the various departments of the film in the months leading up to the start of principal photography, the boot camp training for the main cast, the work done on set chronologically through the three shooting blocks and in the world of its digital effects.