HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Stops Traffic On The Croisette At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival
On Thursday, Toothless and the cast of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 stopped traffic at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
The film’s stars, Jay Baruchel, Djimon Honsou and America Ferrera, as well as DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, posed for the paparazzi on the Croisette, while Toothless roamed around through the crowd.
Check out the photos and watch the latest featurette from the film.
From DreamWorks Animation, the studio that brought you “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda” and “The Croods,” comes the highly anticipated sequel to the Academy Award-nominated HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, based on the children’s book series by Cressida Cowell.
In the thrilling second chapter of the epic trilogy, five years have passed since the heroic young Viking Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) befriended an injured dragon and forever changed the way the residents of Berk interact with the fire-breathers. Now, Vikings and dragons live side-by-side in peace on the fantastical isle that has been transformed into a dragon’s paradise.
But when grown-up responsibilities loom on the horizon, Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless take to the skies in search of answers. It’s much more than he bargained for, though, when Hiccup discovers that a mysterious dragon rider is really his long-lost mother Valka (Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett) and that the peace between dragons and Vikings is threatened by the power-hungry Drago (Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou) with help from the dragon trapper Eret, son of Eret (“Game of Thrones” actor Kit Harington).
As Astrid (America Ferrera), Gobber (Craig Ferguson) and Viking friends Snotlout (Jonah Hill), Fishlegs (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) and twins Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig) and Tuffnut (T.J. Miller), lend their support, Hiccup, his mother and tribal chief father Stoick the Vast (Gerard Butler), must work together to protect the dragons they have grown to love. In the process, Hiccup finds the answers he has been looking for in ways he could never have imagined.
DreamWorks Animation SKG proudly presents HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou and Kit Harington.
The film is written and directed by Dean DeBlois (“How to Train Your Dragon,” “Lilo & Stitch”). It is produced by Bonnie Arnold (“How to Train Your Dragon,” “Over the Hedge,” “Tarzan”). The executive producers are Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders (“The Croods,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Lilo & Stitch”). The music is by John Powell.
This film is rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 opens in theaters on June 13, in 3D.
Photo Credit: DreamWorks Animation – How to Train Your Dragon 2 © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.