We’re excited to share with you four brand new clips from “Pete’s Dragon,” a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film which stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, and Robert Redford. We’re excited to finally get to see how adorable Elliot the dragon is up close.
In “Pete’s Dragon,” Disney has created a new vision for the cherished story, blending live-action and amazing CGI to tell the story of the special bond between an orphaned boy, Pete, and his best friend, Elliot, who turns out to be a dragon. Howard plays Grace, a park ranger who discovers Pete and his big green friend. Along the journey we meet Jack (Bently), a local mill owner, and his brother Gavin (Urban). Laurence plays Natalie a young girl who befriends Pete and Oscar winner Redford is Grace’s father.
Here are four new clips from the film which include an up close look at how adorable Elliot is:
“He Says He Wasn’t Alone”
“Is Elliot Your Imaginary Friend?”
“I’m Out in Those Woods Every Day”
Exclusive first look at Elliot and Pete
And, in case you missed it, here’s the latest full length trailer for “Pete’s Dragon.”
About the movie:
A re-imagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, 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”), Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (“Cedar Rapids”) 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 screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein and produced by Jim Whitaker (“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 Elliot. And from Pete’s descriptions, Elliot 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.