Bryce Dallas Howard in Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON August 12, 2016

This post will have all the official news, images, and trailers for Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON starring Bryce Dallas Howard and opening in theaters on August 12, 2016.  PETE’S DRAGON is a re-make of Disney’s 1977 film starring Mickey Rooney and Helen Reddy about an orphan and his green dragon playmate.  Continue reading for more details, images, news, and trailers from Walt Disney Studios.

Update August 12, 2016

Mark Oguschewitz shares this PETE’S DRAGON Movie Review, and calls it the “must see” movie of the summer. Pure magic, one of year’s best films.

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A re-imagining of Disney’s cherished film, PETE’S DRAGON is the story of a boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) and his best friend Elliot © 2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update July 21, 2016

Click here for a PETE’S DRAGON activity pack and partnership with the National Parks Foundation to encourage imagination play for everyone outdoors and #FindYourPark.

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Oakes Fegley is Pete and Oona Laurence is Natalie in Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON © 2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Update June 14, 2016

Full trailer released for Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON.  Mark Oguschewitz received a sneak peek of portions of the film during a press day with Bryce Dallas Howard and director David Lowery, and called the footage “magical.”

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Update February 25, 2016

Images released to accompany the trailer (below) for Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON.

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PETE’S DRAGON is the adventure of a boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) and his best friend Elliott, who just happens to be a dragon ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Bryce Dallas Howard is Grace and Oakes Fegley is Pete in Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Robert Redford is Mr. Meacham, an old wood carver who delights local children with tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods nearby in Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Bryce Dallas Howard is Grace, Robert Redford is Mr. Meacham and Oona Laurence is Natalie in Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update February 22, 2016

First teaser trailer released for Disney’s PETE’S DRAGON giving our first look at Robert Redford, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Oakes Fegley in the production.

Update February 20, 2016

Teaser poster released for PETE’S DRAGON in static and “motion” form.  First teaser trailer for the film debuting tomorrow, Sunday, February 21 during the “Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60” on ABC at 8:00PM ET.

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Original post from August 18, 2015 follows below…

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Actress Bryce Dallas Howard of PETE’S DRAGON at the D23 EXPO (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

From Walt Disney Studios Press Release

At the D23 Expo, Bryce Dallas Howard joined President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey on stage to talk about her starring role in PETE’S DRAGON, a re-imagining of Disney’s cherished family film. The heartwarming adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon, PETE’S DRAGON is directed by David Lowery, produced by Jim Whitaker, and executive-produced by Barrie Osborne, and also stars Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence and Robert Redford. PETE’S DRAGON opens in U.S. theaters on August 12, 2016.

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Actress Bryce Dallas Howard of PETE’S DRAGON (l) and President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Sean Bailey at the D23 EXPO (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

 

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