How To Train Your Dragon” Live-action Remake: Cast Rumors And Release Date Revealed!

The Live-action Remake Of “How To Train Your Dragon” Is Reportedly In Pre-production, With Rumors Swirling About The Lead Actors, Including Jack Dylan Grazer, Auli’i

By Amitabh Mukherji
April 25,2023

Dreamworks’ “How to Train Your Dragon” animated movies were beloved by fans for their cast and heartwarming stories. Now, a live-action remake is reportedly in development, with Dean DeBlois returning as the director, writer, and producer.

Cast Rumors

Jack Dylan Grazer

Entertainment reporter Daniel Richtman has shared a rumor listing three potential actors for the lead roles in the live-action remake:

  1. Jack Dylan Grazer – Hiccup Up-and-coming actor Jack Dylan Grazer is rumored to be in talks to play Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the lead character in the franchise. Grazer is known for his performances in “Shazam!” and “IT”.
  2. Auli’i Cravalho – Astrid Auli’i Cravalho, best known for voicing Moana in Disney’s animated movie of the same name, is reportedly in final talks to portray Astrid Hofferson, Hiccup’s love interest in the franchise.
  3. Joel Edgerton – Stoick the Vast Joel Edgerton, known for his roles in “The Gift”, “Bright”, and “Red Sparrow”, is rumored to play Stoick the Vast, Hiccup’s father in the franchise.

Production And Release Date

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The fact that actors are reportedly in final talks could indicate that pre-production is underway. Production might begin in early or mid-2024, with a potential release date of 2025.

The actors involved have impressive resumes and popularity, making them fitting for the roles. Grazer’s potential role as Hiccup could motivate him to deliver another standout performance. Cravalho’s casting could potentially affect the already-announced Moana live-action film, but it could be an opportunity too hard to pass up. Edgerton’s versatility as an actor presents many exciting possibilities for his portrayal of Stoick the Vast.