Pete’s Dragon Hits Theaters August 12th!

Pete’s Dragon Hits Theaters August 12th!

Little Known Fact – I Collect Dragons!

Oh, how I love dragons! I know they are mythical creatures. I’m sure the idea of dragons came from the dinosaurs though. Such amazing creatures, dragons are symbols of strength and power in many Asian cultures.

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Pete’s Dragon is a Walt Disney Movie about an orphan boy, and his dragon, Elliott. It is based on a short story by S.S. Field, and Seton I. Miller, and it is a reimagining of the 1977 movie of the same name.

Pete’s Dragon stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley,

Oakes Fegley and Bryce Dallas Howard in Pete's Dragon

and Robert Redford.

Robert Redford stars in Pete's Dragon!

I can hardly wait to see this movie! Ok, Robert Redford might be the reason for some of my excitement, but just watch this amazing trailer …

I will be taking grandchildren to see this movie – and it will be on our ‘Movies to Purchase’ list! Here are just a few ways to love this movies while we wait for it to come out –

Like Pete’s Dragon on Facebook

Follow Pete’s Dragon on Twitter

Follow Pete’s Dragon on Instagram

Visit Disney Animation on Tumblr

Visit the official Pete’s Dragon website 

And then go see the movie on August 12th, 2016! I’m going to ask to go for my birthday. I think that might work!

Genre: Live Action
Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence and Robert Redford
Director: David Lowery
Screenplay by: David Lowery & Toby Halbrooks
Based on a story by: Seton I. Miller and S.S. Field
Producer: Jim Whitaker
Executive Producer: Barrie M. Osborne
ONE-LINER:
A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon.
OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE:
A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. “Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World”), Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Karl Urban (“Star Trek”), Oona Laurence (“Southpaw”) and Oscar® winner Robert Redford (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”). The film, which is directed by David Lowery (“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”), is written by Lowery & Toby Halbrooks based on a story by Seton I. Miller and S.S. Field and produced by Jim Whitaker, p.g.a. (“The Finest Hours,” “Friday Night Lights”), with Barrie M. Osborne (“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Great Gatsby”) 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). 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. Disney’s “Pete’s Dragon” opens in U.S. theaters on August 12, 2016.

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