Tickets for Peter Jackson's highly anticipated movie, The Hobbit, will be going on sale November 7th at 12:00pm ET, more than a month ahead of the scheduled release date.
In addition, a Lord of the Rings Trilogy screening is set for Saturday, December 8th, and Sunday December 9th as well.
Tickets for the trilogy go on sale the same time as tickets for The Hobbit, online and in local movie theaters.
"We’re expecting a big result as we start the journey for all 3 films,” a Warner Bros exec tells Deadline.
It's also thought that the next Man of Steel trailer will run in front of The Hobbit.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theaters December 14th, 2012 with the sequel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a year later on December 13th, 2013, followed by The Hobbit: There And Back Again on July 18th, 2014.
Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey with Martin Freeman playing Bilbo Baggins.
Also reprising their roles from “The Lord of the Rings” movies are: Cate Blanchett as Galadriel; Orlando Bloom as Legolas; Ian Holm as the elder Bilbo; Christopher Lee as Saruman; Hugo Weaving as Elrond; Elijah Wood as Frodo; and Andy Serkis as Gollum.