Re: THE HOBBIT (2012/2013): News, Rumors, Pics Till Release
I would actually be very surprised if we didn't get some history leading to the downfall of Erebor. But they could certainly tell the tale in a way to not really showcase much of Smaug. I mean look at the history of the ring, and how little the actually showed the audience of Gollom in that one scene and saved the big reveal for the Two Towers.
My fandom will SALT and BURN your fandom!