Filming Begins For The Live-Action Remake Of ‘How To Train Your Dragon’


In Feb. of 2023, Marc Platt Productions revealed plans for a live-action adaptation of DreamWorks Animations Picture; ‘How to Train Your Dragon.’ According to IMDB, It’s with no surprise that we have Dean DeBlois returning to the scene to write, direct, and produce the film with John Powell, who also worked on the original trilogy returning to compose the score of the film. The film’s release in US theaters has been set for 13th June 2025.

Mason Thames is cast as Hiccup, the awkward son of Stoick, the Vast alongside Nico Parker as Astrid. The casting took place in May of 2023 while Gerard Butler and Nick Frost were added to the cast in January of 2024 playing the characters of Stoic the Vast and Gobber the Belch respectively. Filming was originally scheduled for July 2023 but was later postponed due to the actors’ guild strike. Filming was scheduled to begin on Jan. 15, 2024, in Northern Ireland.

With the breath of new life into the story that first emerged from the brilliance of Cresida Cowell’s books, Hiccup will take his first flight lessons with Toothless once again, and this time in a live-action new version of the DreamWorks Animation. The film looks to be a faithful adaptation of the animated trilogy’s first movie, and the plot is relatively similar.

#Clique, will you be watching the live-action?

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