After the critical and commercial success of both How to Train Your Dragon and this year's How to Train Your Dragon 2, which have earned over $1.1 billion worldwide combined, fans will get their next look at Hiccup and Toothless in How to Train Your Dragon 3, which is set for release on June 9, 2017. Given the success of this franchise, it may be surprising that, during a recent interview, director Dean DeBlois revealed that the upcoming sequel will actually close out the trilogy.
Are you glad that How to Train Your Dragon 3 will round out the trilogy? Or would you like to see a fourth movie? Chime in with your thoughts below. How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be released on Digital HD October 21, ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release on November 11.Read More
How to Train Your Dragon 2 was released June 13th, 2014.Read More
Several drafts have been completed and storyboarding has begun on How to Train Your Dragon 2, writer-director Dean DeBlois announced, adding that the sequel is being intentionally designed as the second film in a trilogy. The film is slated to hit theaters on June 20, 2014.
"It is nice that we have an excited crew and a lot of confidence in the project. It is really ambitious. It's all fun stuff, it's really challenging," he said.Read More
DreamWorks Animation announced in October that How to Train Your Dragon 2 would be hitting theaters in 2013. Director Dean DeBlois recently revealed that Gerard Butler has signed a deal to return as Stoick the Vast. Several of the original cast members had already committed to the sequel, with Gerard Butler being one of the last to return.
Last week, Dean DeBlois stated that the first How to Train Your Dragon serves as, "the first act in a much larger story." Dean DeBlois went onto confirm that cinematographer Roger Deakins will serve as a lighting consultant, like he did on the original How to Train Your Dragon.Read More
How to Train Your Dragon 2 plot details emerge Director Dean DeBlois has revealed new details about DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to 2010's How to Train Your Dragon.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel will move beyond the small, North Sea island that was the setting of the original film as it traces the further adventures of Hiccup as he grows toward becoming the leader of his Viking clan.Read More
How to Train Your Dragon was certainly a bit hit at the box office, grossing over $200 million domestic and nearly $500 million worldwide. That massive success looks to continue this weekend when the movie arrives on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow in a rare Friday release on October 15. To celebrate this new DVD release, Paramount Home Entertainment put on a nifty "virtual junket, where we were able to watch one of the special features on the disc - a comprehensive hour-long documentary which takes us from script to screen on the movie - and we were also able to pose questions to co-directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders.
You've directed both live-action and animation, do you prefer one over the other?Read More
From the studio that brought you Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda comes How to Train Your Dragon, opening in theaters on March 26th. Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, the action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. We recently had the opportunity to sit down and speak with the film's stars, Jay Baruchel (She's Out Of My League), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Craig Ferguson (The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson) as well as the film's directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois to talk about the new film, it's talented cast, the challenges of adapting the popular book, and what it takes to actually fight dragons. To watch our exclusive interview please click on the video clip below.
Meet Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III (Baruchel), heir of the Viking chiefdom, but a boy with one very big problem: a hero he is not. How to Train Your Dragon is the riotous story of Hiccup's quest to hunt down the fiercest dragon, bring it into submission, and hopefully pass his initiation. Instead, he ends up with the smallest, most ornery dragon, (it's even toothless), and befriends the beast. The Vikings' world is turned upside down when Hiccup's encounter with the dragon challenges the way they view the world and forces them to begin to look at it from an entirely different point of view. Based on the book by Cressida Cowell. Starring Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jonah Hill and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, How To Train Your Dragon opens in theaters on March 26th.Read More