The teaser trailer for Peter Jackson’s upcoming fantasy film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey premiered last night and features new original music composed Howard Shore, including what appears to be a new theme. Check out the trailer after the jump. The first prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Graham McTavish, Andy Serkis, Christopher Lee, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugo Weaving, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm and Elijah Wood will be released on December 14, 2012. Check out the official movie website for news and updates on the film.