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The Desolation of Smaug trailer gets an incredible Lego makeover

Brotherhood Workshop, the animation team behind last year's amazingly funny Lego recreation of The Battle of Helms Deep, have turned their stop-motion talents to the teaser trailer for The Desolation of Smaug. Suffice to say, the results are nothing short of brilliant.


There's some incredible detail in here, from the Lego-style titles to the homemade crown for the as-yet-un-legoised Thranduil, to the mix of Lego and real-world built 'sets' that make some scenes from the trailer look more realistic than they did in the original (I'm looking at you, barrel sequence elves)!

Here's the original, Lego-free version of the trailer for comparison, to see just how faithfully Brotherhood Workshop recreated it:

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