By Amanda Taylor
Updated July 01, 2013 at 09:38 PM EDT
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For fans heading to Comic-Con hoping to catch some clips and sneak previews of the newest Hobbit film, The Desolation of Smaug: Try to contain your disappointment.

The film will not have anything to show J.R.R. Tolkien fans, because the film is still in production and cannot spare its cast or crew. Rather than spend hours on a fabulous sizzle reel, director Peter Jackson explained (on Facebook) that he wanted to focus on making a great film.

See Jackson’s explanation below:

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 161 minutes
director
  • Peter Jackson

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