We have our first official look at Evangeline Lilly as the elf warrior Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
"She’s slightly reckless and totally ruthless and doesn’t hesitate to kill,” Lilly told EW. "Tauriel is the head of the Elven Guard. She’s a Sylvan Elf, which means she’s of a much lower order than the elves we all became acquainted with in The Lord of the Rings. She doesn’t hold the same kind of status that Arwen or Galadriel or Elrond or Legolas do — she’s much more lowly. She sort of goes against the social order of the elves a little bit."
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has a December 13, 2013 release directed by Peter Jackson.