The Desolation Of Smaug Extended Edition: Cast Wishlist

One of the best elements of a new Hobbit film hitting cinemas is the knowledge we'll eventually get an amazing extended edition with loads of new footage.

With The Desolation Of Smaug having the shortest theatrical runtime of all the Lord Of The Rings movies, we have a feeling there's going to be plenty to go into the Blu-ray version.

So we asked the cast for what scenes or moments they'd like to go back into the extended cut.

And it sounds like it's going to be a pretty rich extended experience. Watch below to find out why…