"The third movie's my favourite film. So I think if you're excited about any of these movies be excited mostly for the third film.
"It's pretty emotional and very dark," said the actor who plays Frodo the hobbit.
And he also revealed the future is bleak for the character he plays: "For Frodo things get vastly worse," said Elijah.
But he doesn't mind playing a small hairy hobbit - even though this means everyone fancies Orlando Bloom.
"I'm a hobbit, I'm fine with not being sexy. Really. It's OK," he joked.