How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
How To Train Your Dragon 2 SynopsisThe 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.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 Release Date
In Theaters June 13, 2014
How To Train Your Dragon 2 Credits
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington, Cate Blanchett, Djimon Honsou, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller and Kristen Wiig
Written by: Dean DeBlois
Directed by: Dean DeBlois
Produced by: Bonnie Arnold
MPAA Rating: [ PG ]
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
External Info: How To Train Your Dragon 2 Official Website
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