Check out the first teaser and motion poster for Disney's Pete's Dragon, a reimagining of the studio's cherished family film. The story follows the adventures of a boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. The movie stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford. Pete's Dragon flies into U.S. theaters on August 12, 2016.

Be sure to catch the debut of the brand new teaser trailer during The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 on ABC Sunday night at 8:00PM EST. FIxMepUotQYUBF||Pete's Dragon} also stars Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban and Oona Laurence and Oscar. The film, which is directed by David Lowery, is written by Lowery & Toby Halbrooks based on a story by Seton I. Miller and S.S. Field. It is produced by Jim Whitaker, p.g.a., with Barrie M. Osborne serving as executive producer.

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales. Until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley).

Related: Pete's Dragon Clips Get Up Close & Personal with Elliott

Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliott seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie (Oona Laurence), an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack (Wes Bentley) owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.

The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 will not only bring the first teaser trailer for Pete's Dragon, but acclaimed actor Harrison Ford, who portrays Han Solo in the Star Wars film franchise, will give viewers an exclusive preview of Star Wars-themed lands being developed at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. Derek Hough will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The special airs on Sunday, February 21 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. And it promises to give us our first real look at Elliot the Dragon, who hasn't been seen on the big screen since the 1970s! Take a look at this sneak peek, and then get ready for Disney magic.

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B. Alan Orange