Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends the Royal Film Performance of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' at Odeon Leicester Square on December 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
By Arienne Thompson, USA TODAY
A royal's work is never done.
Even though his pregnant wife
was able to take the night off to rest, Prince William still had to go
out and do his royal duty Wednesday at the London premiere of The Hobbit.
The Duke of Cambridge stepped out on the green carpet for the event looking dapper in a double-breasted tuxedo.
inside, Prince William caught up with the film's stars -- Martin
Freeman, who plays the title creature and Ian McKellan, who plays the
Kate Middleton has canceled several official
appearances since her release from the hospital last week where she was
battling severe morning sickness.