“Working closely with ‘The Advisory Board’ has provided us with genuine feedback and insights on many elements of the campaign, ensuring that we give both Hobbit fans and our diners a truly authentic experience,” added Allen.“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” is set to release in theaters this December, and is the second of three films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien. For more information about Denny’s menu inspired by “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” or to find a restaurant near you, please visit www.dennys.com. About Denny's Corp. Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) is one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating more than 1,690 franchised, licensed and company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guam, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, please visit the Denny's website at www.dennys.com or the brand’s social channels via Facebook , Twitter , Tumblr , Pinterest , Instagram or YouTube. About The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Under the direction of Peter Jackson, the Academy Award-winning director of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” features a screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson. Jackson is also producing the film, together with Carolynne Cunningham, Zane Weiner and Fran Walsh. The executive producers are Alan Horn, Toby Emmerich, Ken Kamins and Carolyn Blackwood, with Boyens serving as co-producer. New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Present a WingNut Films Production, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” All three films in “The Hobbit” Trilogy, including the final film, “The Hobbit: There and Back Again,” are productions of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), with New Line managing production. Warner Bros. Pictures is handling worldwide theatrical distribution, with select international territories as well as all international television distribution being handled by MGM.