Ringers, the day has finally arrived: Last night, the world premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" took place in Wellington, New Zealand.

So what's even better than following Bilbo Baggins on a mountain adventure? Convenience! Below, you can see red carpet photos and watch a replay of all the stars -- Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Andy Serkis (and more) -- from last night's event. The video includes exclusive interviews with the cast, as well as a performance by Neil Finn, with a rendition of "Song of the Lonely Mountain" from the official soundtrack.

Continue to check back here for updated "Hobbit" fandom throughout the month on Moviefone.

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," starring Martin Freeman, Hugo Weaving, Wood, Blanchett, Holm, Serkis, Christopher Lee and Ian McKellan, hits theaters December 14.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) lives a simple life with his fellow hobbits in the shire, until the wizard... Read More

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