‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ release delayed until 2019


DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures have announced that How to Train Your Dragon 3 has been pushed back to March 1, 2019, from May 18, 2018.

“The follow-up to the 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 has been delayed several times since it was initially slated for a 2016 bow,”  Entertainment Weekly.

Dean DeBlois, who directed the first two films, will be returning to the director’s chair. The story is about young Viking chieftain Hiccup facing a test of leadership at the same time his trusty dragon steed, Toothless, discovers an untamed and elusive mate.

Universal and Oriental DreamWorks also announced that the animated adventure-comedy Everest will hit theatres September 27, 2019. Directed by Tim Johnson and co-directed by Todd Wilderman, the film will follow a group of misfits, who encounter a young yeti and embark on a 3,000-mile journey to reunite the magical creature with his family.