Director Dean DeBlois announced at the DreamWorks Animation Comic-Con 2013 panel today that Cate Blanchett, Djimon Hounsou, and Kit Harington have joined the voice cast of How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Cate Blanchett is playing a vigilante trying to free enslaved dragons, while Djimon Hounsou plays a dangerous dragon hunter. Kit Harington voices a dragon trapper who works for Djimon Hounsou's character. They all join a cast that includes Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, and Gerard Butler.
Director Dean DeBlois revealed that this sequel is set five years after the events of 2010's How to Train Your Dragon.
Cate Blanchett will next be seen in The Monuments Men, with Djimon Hounsou next starring in Baggage Claim and Seventh Son.