1. Behold the first trailer, which contains many geek out-worthy elements:
3. Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel!
4. This! Delightful!
6. Thorin finally cutting loose and having fun
7. And a first look at Smaug the dragon
- Beloved actor Gene Wilder, who starred in classics like "Willy Wonka" and "Blazing Saddles," has died at 83.
- California lawmakers have passed a bill that would require prison time for those convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious victim.
- Apple will unveil the newest iPhones on September 7. Expect a new dual-camera system and NO headphone jack 📱