Must Watch: First Official How to Train Your Dragon Trailer
DreamWorks Animation has just debuted the first official trailer for How to Train Your Dragon on this lovely Monday morning. This is the new DWA movie we've been making fun of for a while but now that we have a trailer, I've actually got to say it doesn't look too bad. The voices, as usual, seem a bit out of place, but maybe that's because I always just prefer to hear a voice I've never heard before, not one that I have. Though the one question I do have is if the plot has been changed. I thought this was supposed to be about capturing dragons, not a boy who finds one that he wants to keep alive? I'm not sure. Either way, enjoy the trailer!
Watch the first official trailer for How to Train Your Dragon:
You can also watch the How to Train Your Dragon trailer in High Definition on Yahoo
How to Train Your Dragon is the story of Hiccup, heir of Viking chiefdom and the most lovable, unlikely hero, and his quest to hunt down the fiercest dragon, bring it into submission, and pass his initiation.
How to Train Your Dragon is co-directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, who together both directed Lilo & Stitch before eventually hoping over to DreamWorks. Voices in the film include Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig, America Ferrera. Paramount is bringing How to Train Your Dragon to both regular and 3D theaters starting on March 26th next year.
Reader Feedback - 40 Comments
looks really good, animation don't look finished though....
hamish on Nov 2, 2009
had me until the "In 3D" comment. The gimmick dosen't seem necessary. I will see this, just not see it in theaters.
xerxex on Nov 2, 2009
looks better than shrek.
4th begger on Nov 2, 2009
Yeah it does look good! Enough said.
klaus_komix on Nov 2, 2009
It does look pretty good and the voice of the main char is driving me nuts trying to figure out who it is... It sounds like the kid from Undeclared, but I can't tell.
Stevo on Nov 2, 2009
Wow, this actually looks really good, im defiantly gonna watch this!
hulk on Nov 2, 2009
It's a step up from retarded, which is good for Dreamworks,
Crapola on Nov 2, 2009
Yes, this looks a lot better than the lackluster Monsters vs. Aliens. Kind of sort of excited.
Itri on Nov 2, 2009
d'aw looks pretty good for Dreamworks Craig Ferguson's voice was pretty stand-out obvious, just saying
-Peter- on Nov 2, 2009
Stevo Jay Baruchel is the main character voice.
xerxex on Nov 2, 2009
Looks really good!! Its also a different style for dreamworks!!
dsparks on Nov 2, 2009
Do not like the voiices but the rest looks good
Marc21qw on Nov 2, 2009
Color me impressed!
Keith on Nov 2, 2009
I really enjoyed this trailer.
Man With No Name on Nov 2, 2009
Looks really awesome!!!! thank you for nothing...you useless reptile...lawlz... the blacky dragon is cool...
zeldaprimed on Nov 2, 2009
Really don't like the voice of the lead, doesn't seem to match at all, but I gotta admit that dragon design looks far better than the one shown on the posters. I'm cautiously optimistic.
shadow on Nov 2, 2009
At first I found the main character's voice, that of Jay Baruchel, to be somewhat off. But then I heard Craig Ferguson and Gerard Butler, and holy crap they didn't fit at all. Jay's voice all of a sudden made sense compared to those two. Dreamworks always just pick a lineup of celebrities, instead of finding people with fitting voices...
qazwsxedc on Nov 2, 2009
I actually enjoyed this trailer, hopefully its good!
Nikhil Hariharan on Nov 2, 2009
Also Dreamworks gets bonus points for having the dragon not talk.
shadow on Nov 2, 2009
shadow, I had the same the thought. I was so worried that the dragon was going to open its mouth and talk in some dorky, squeaky voice. I feel like this has the potential to actually be good.
Andy on Nov 2, 2009
not surprised at all that this is coming in march, they new this wouldnt stand in the summer or Christmas, which is when the real companies put out movies.
troy on Nov 2, 2009
Well I was suerprised to hear that was a draft, quite well can't waiuit til next year.
not expecting on Nov 2, 2009
#17, so true. I loved Kung Fu Panda, but everytime I felt myself being pulled in I'd hear Jackie Chan or Angelina Jolie or Lucy Liu or Seth Rogen or David Cross... and suddenly I'd be distanced again. Although Jack Black and Dustin Hoffman worked (tof course Dustin Hoffman always works). For "How to Train Your Dragon", I'm more interested in the silent characters. They seem way more fun.
Mark on Nov 2, 2009
Main dude's voice doesn't work, as other people have pointed out. The dragon doesn't look that great either. Meh....
Alfredo on Nov 2, 2009
DoomCanoe on Nov 2, 2009
Looks pretty good. I like the main characters voice, too. it's different. Takes a little getting used to, but it has an unexpected quliaty.
Timothy on Nov 2, 2009
I think this looks amazing...a very fresh idea for once!
peloquin on Nov 2, 2009
Is it me or does the dragon's head look like Stitch from "lilo & stitch". Disney's lawyers must be forming by the mouth after having seen this trailer. I know it's the same directors but they couldn't have gone for a different look of the dragon.
Steve on Nov 2, 2009
i hate to admit it, but I think Dreamworks made an original story for once. animation is ehh. but points to them for a new story that isn't all fart jokes!
dave13 on Nov 2, 2009
I think I'd like to see it without the 3D like shrek is. I"m a tooney and I like anime but enough with the 3D already. I hate wearing the stupid frickin' glasses and paying 2 bucks more when the movie doesn't need it.
arjones on Nov 2, 2009
Madnezz344 on Nov 3, 2009
wow, that really looks interesting.
Roderick on Nov 3, 2009
I'm going to support all original movies from now on. I'm tired of all of the remakes, reboots, sequels, prequels, adaptations, etc.
Dave on Nov 3, 2009
For those calling this original, it IS an adaptation of the book by the same name, FYI.
sildra on Nov 3, 2009
@34 ... they are calling the book original then. See how I made that connection for you? I do that shit all the time big guy. This movie looks like a fun time.. 3D rules!
meatcarnage on Nov 4, 2009
i hate the look of the dragon i hope they change it
neonblue120 on Nov 5, 2009
I love the art direction choice for the dragon because it doesn't look like, well, every other dragon. Looking forward to this even though it doesn't look that funny. Kung Fu Panda didn't really look funny in the trailer either, but I loved it.
dqniel on Nov 8, 2009
3 comments and 1 conclusion. 1) The story sounds like fun, but the whole "look & feel" of the movie seems a lot less rich than the one of Kung Fu Panda. This said, as this is more a teaser than a trailer, I presume there's much more to it. 2) I can see Chris Sanders behind the main Dragon's character design (hal-looo Stitch!) - but that's a quality rather than a weak point. Lilo & Stitch was absolutely brilliant - and I wonder what "Bolt" would've turned out to be if Chris had brought it to completion. 3) Vikings with Scottish accents? Why not texan ones? I would've rather had good voice talents going for funny pseudo-Scandinavian accents. In any case, I'm really looking forward to seeing this: I'm pretty sure it will be much better than this (teaser) trailer.
Alex C. on Nov 9, 2009
It gets my vote.
that guy on Nov 11, 2009
Looks good, Bad voice acting
Raul on Dec 1, 2009
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