ByMark Newton, writer at
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Mark Newton

Designing the creatures for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey must have been a daunting task. After three Lord of the Rings movies, had definitely developed a recognizable aesthetic. For The Hobbit he had to walk the tightrope between keeping it recognizable, while keeping it fresh and exciting. To get the right look he needed concept art. Lots and lots of concept art.

We've got some of that concept art right here. We wonder if they'll use any of these designs in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug or The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies:

Unused Goblin Designs

Designs that were used

What do you think? Did they get the right Goblin look? Let me know what you think below.


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