Ever wondered how Benedict Cumberbatch pulled off talking like a dragon – the great and awesome Smaug in The Hobbit – to such an extent that we actually got goose bumps? This b-roll footage for The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, we see Cumberbatch not just lending his rich voice to the menacing dragon Smaug, but bringing a physical performance as well.

All we can say is, damn! If we had a man-crush – Benedict Cumberbatch’s voice would be it! The final chapter, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, hits theaters December 17th