The Hobbit 3 Plot Spoilers: Thorin’s Death, Sauruman’s Role, Bilbo’s Bravery, Legolas and Tauriel

June 23, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014

The Hobbit 3 is increasingly being focused on ahead of the trailer being released sometime later this summer, and the actual release date later this year.

The movie will wrap up the Hobbit trilogy and also seemingly end the Lord of the Rings world on the big screen.

A number of plot spoilers have come out about the film, including the official synopsis. Let’s check some of them out.

Official Synopsis

“The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies” shows the epic finale of the adventures of Bilbo Beutlin, Thorin Oakenshield and the dwarves. When the companions reclaim their home from the dragon Smaug, they accidently unleash a devastating power: the furious Smaug spits his fiery wrath onto the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Thorin is obsessed with his urge to protect the reclaimed treasure – and even risks friendship and honor for it, while Bilbo desperately tries to bring him back to his senses. Soon the Hobbit has to make a very dicey decision. However, even greater dangers lie ahead for the companions. As only the wizard Gandalf realizes that the great enemy Sauron has set his Orc-legions in motion, in order to surprisingly attack the Lonely Mountain.

When the conflict escalates and darkness descends, the people of Dwarves, Elves and Men stand before the choice either to fight together or fall. In the epochal Battle of the Five Armies, Bilbo risks his life for the sake of his friends: the future of Middle-earth is at risk.

Cast

Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, Aidan Turner.

Thorin’s death

Thorin (Richard Armitage) has been reported as being killed in the film.

“If they haven’t read the book… I know. [with gleeful excitement] Oh it’s so good. I can’t even begin to tell you — it’s so good…” he told The One Ring.

“The way that’s structured — I know we’re not supposed to talk about it, but it’s… at every level it surpassed my expectation.”

He revealed more in a letter sent to a fan that was posted on The One Ring forum. “I wanted Thorin to be at peace and full of love when he died, the scene was about asking for Bilbo’s forgiveness, the final line he spoke was ‘If more people valued home above gold the world would be a merrier place.'”

Sauruman’s Role

The white wizard will feature in the film, a lot.

“There’s a lot of me in it. A lot,” Christopher Lee told fans last year.

“here’s a tremendous amount of fighting, sword play, understanding, sympathy, kindness towards Galadriel, towards Gandalf. I’m not saying anymore because that would give the story away. But it’s the third film in which I have the most to do.”

Legolas and Tauriel

According to collected Vlogs, Legolas and Tauriel are riding somewhere at one point in the film.

They also meet with Gandalf in Dale.

Bilbo’s Bravery

Bilbo becomes brave in the last battle, The One Ring blog said, citing an old report.

“He doesn’t have huge courage he does become, particularly in the last battle, very brave.”

Bilbo’s Return

Bilbo also returns to Bag End at the end of the the film.

“Returning to Hobbiton is a little more melancholy, of course. The quest is done, friends have died and Bilbo’s exhausted, not to mention a bit shell-shocked,” according to a report from Aint It Cool.

“And he finally gets home to find all his shit’s on the lawn! How’s that for a welcome back? Having been gone for 13 months Bilbo was presumed dead and there’s an auction for his possessions, which the Sackville-Bagginses are very happy about.”