According to a leaked rumor, Universal is working on a live action remake of How to Train Your Dragon. Ready to relive the adventures of Hiccup and the dragon Toothless?
How to Train Your Dragon – the first chapter of the Dreamworks animated trilogy – could soon get a remake in live action. According to the well-known insider Daniel Richtman, Universal would in fact be working on the projectwhich could certainly turn out to be ambitious and visually striking.
How to Train Your Dragon – The first details of the live action version
Daniel Richtmanin a post su Patreonthen revealed thearrival of a remake of Dragon Tranier. Dean DeBlois – screenwriter and director of the “original” trilogy – would also be involved in the project, however no further details were revealed. The franchise Dragon Trainer in fact, it includes, in addition to the three films, a series of six seasons and five short films. It cannot therefore be excluded that the live action version could be configured as aexpansion of that vast “universe” or not as a simple remake. In an era dominated by live action versions and products that have rekindled interest in monstrous creatures and dragons – first of all Game of thrones and its spin-off, House of the Dragon – it was, moreover, almost obvious that Universal would sooner or later put the live action of Dragon Trainer.
Based on the children’s novel series How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Crowell, the 2010 animated film of the same name tells of Hiccupthe fifteen-year-old son of the Viking chieftain Stoick the immense, and his extraordinary friendship with Toothless, one of the dragons that had attacked his village. With a score of 99% on Rotten Toamatoesthe film spawned a sequel – Dragon Trainer 2 – in turn followed by a third chapter, How to Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World. Released in 2019, the latest adventure in the franchise concludes with a ten-year time jump, introducing the audience to Hiccup and Astrid’s family. It cannot be excluded that the live action can start from here, making protagonists of the franchise just i sons of Hiccup. At the moment, as mentioned, no details of the project have been revealed, nor are the names of any actors involved known. The cast vocals of the animated version, moreover, is not made up of actors accustomed to the action genre – with the exception of Gerard Butler, voice of Stoick the immense. In fact, we find the protagonists dubbed Jay Baruchel (Hiccup), America Ferrera (Astrid), Craig Ferguson (Skaracchio Ruttans), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Ingerman fishlegs) e Jonah Hill (Brat Jorgenson). All that remains is to wait for further updates and a official confirmation by Universal.
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