How Desolation of Smaug adds Elves who don't appear in The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit doesn't mention many Elven characters by name, so for The Desolation of Smaug's journey to the land of the Wood Elves, Peter Jackson brought back Orlando Bloom's Legolas and created a female Wood Elf, Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel. We spoke to both actors about their characters and how they… » 10/17/13 10:00am 10/17/13 10:00am

First look at Evangeline Lilly as the elf Tauriel in The Hobbit 2

Evangeline Lilly is playing an all-new character in the second movie in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, an elf named Tauriel. All we knew about her character is that she has some kind of relationship with Legolas (who will be stopping by the film) but now we also know that she may have… » 6/05/13 8:45am 6/05/13 8:45am

Hobbit action figures give us our first (blurry) look at Tauriel and a…

We have yet to see Evangeline Lilly in her full regalia as the elf Tauriel, a character invented for Peter Jackson's adaptation of The Hobbit, but a Tauriel action figure has been spotted, along with a very tiny photo of Lilly as Tauriel. Plus, we get to see the toy version of a goblin with his spiky-haired warg. » 9/23/12 8:30am 9/23/12 8:30am