(KCEN) -- Movie-goers are returning to Middle Earth for the first time in almost nine years, as "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" opens in theaters this weekend.
This is first in a new trilogy of films from Peter Jackson.
It follows a young Bilbo Baggins in his adventures with Gandalf and a group of dwarves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is rated PG-13.
KCEN's Shawn Hobbs has a review of the movie coming up tonight at 6 p.m.