Now they are saying the UK release date is Dec. 13 of this year. I have yet to see anything about the US release date, I have a feeling it’ll be the same tho.
“The Hobbit:The Desolation of Smaug” opens nationwide across the UK on 13th December 2013
“The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece “The Hobbit”, by J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” is a production of New Line Cinema and MGM, with New Line managing production. Warner Bros Pictures is handling worldwide theatrical distribution, with select international territories as well as all international television distribution being handled by MGM.”