HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Sequel Officially Set for 2013 Release
Dreamworks officially announced today that a sequel to the highly successful How to Train Your Dragon is in the works for a targeted release sometime in 2013.
The first film as grossed nearly $500,000,000 worldwide and the entire voice cast is set to return for the second film. Stars include: Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, TJ Miller and Kristen Wiig. Although news spread that a sequel was in the works since April of this year, the official announcement has now been confirmed by Dreamworks animation.
"Nothing could be more exciting for me than being charged with carrying this story forward, into the unknown reaches of Hiccup and Toothless' ever-expanding world."
"Ambitions are high with this epic next chapter, and together with an incredible team of filmmakers, we plan to build upon How to Train Your Dragon's originality, boldness and heart, in hopes of once again touching audiences around the world," said Creative Director Dean DeBlois.
How to Train Your Dragon was not only a smash hit at the box office but is one of the highest critically acclaimed reviewed films of the year. Check out the first film of this franchise when it's released on DVD and Blu-ray, October 15, 2010.