DreamWorks Animation has released the first official poster for the upcoming sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2. The movie picks up five years after the first installment, and has Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless exploring new territories while the rest of his friends are enjoying dragon races. During one of Hiccup and Toothless’ journeys, they discover a secret ice cave, hundreds of new wild dragons, and the mysterious Dragon Rider. Due to its high quantity of features, DreamWorks Animation is a bit of a hit and miss studio, but they hit big with 2010’s excellent How to Train Your Dragon. It’s great to see the evolved character design of Hiccup in this first poster for the follow-up, and a proper theatrical trailer will probably be heading our way soon.
Hit the jump to take a closer look at the poster, and click here to see what Jay Baruchel had to say about seeing a rough cut of the film. The pic also features the voices of Gerard Butler, Kit Harington, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Djimon Hounsou, and Kristen Wiig. How to Train Your Dragon 2 opens in 3D on June 13, 2014.
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Here’s the official synopsis for How to Train Your Dragon 2:
The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace – and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago.