Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's novels are getting ready for the second film in "The Hobbit" trilogy, "The Desolation of Smaug," which features new adventures with elves, wizards, and angry orcs. Director and co-writer Peter Jackson brought some of Middle-earth to Beverly Hills, Calif., this week and gave CBS News' John Blackstone a tour.
For 16 years Jackson has been turning Tolkien's tales of Middle-earth into blockbusters.
"I've enjoyed making these as much as I've enjoyed doing anything in my life," Jackson told Blackstone. "This movie, the pace, and the sort of energy of it, I think, is almost reflecting my kind of increased excitement and enthusiasm and spirit as I go along." … Read more