‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Trailer: Scary Monsters, Gollum Goodness (Video)

Peter Jackson's take on the J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy classic hits theaters Dec. 14

As J.R.R. Tolkien fans across the known world prepare to emerge from their lairs and hit the theaters for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," a second trailer for the film has emerged to put them in a Middle Earth state of mind.

The new snippet from the film — which hits theaters Dec. 14 — delivers a big visual thrill, as Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) attempts to reclaim a stolen treasure in what will surely be an epic battle.

Put aside that game of Dungeons and Dragons for a couple of minutes and check out the new "Hobbit" trailer below.