Yesterday, we reported that Warner Bros. is releasing a bevy of new Blu-ray and DVD sets in honor of the studio’s 90th Anniversary next year. Today, Warner Bros. released a calendar for important releases in 2013, one of which is an extended edition of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at the end of next year. This calendar also confirms that the studio is preparing The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector’s Edition for release in the third quarter of 2013.
Although a specific street date was not given for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey extended edition, it will likely arrive just before The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug arrives in theaters December 13, 2013.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey comes to theaters December 14th, 2012 and stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood. The film is directed by Peter Jackson. (Source)