Amazing Pictures Of Benedict Cumberbatch Motion Capture Acting For "The Hobbit"

Can we start the Dragoning meme now? Behind the scenes footage from the new The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey extended edition DVD show off Cumberbatch’s awesome acting skills.

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Cumberbatch aka Smaug the dragon in “The Hobbit,” “a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm.”

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Cumberbatch is 100% into it. Andy Serkis originally blew us away with his motion capture acting of Smeagol/Gollum in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

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Bilbo/Watson/Arthur Dent must be close.

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And you thought he couldn’t be more perfect.

The less attractive but more badass version of Smaug. / Via ENTV

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug comes out on December 13, 2013.

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