How To Train Your Dragon 2 To Get IMAX Release

How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be released in IMAX theaters in IMAX 3D in select location on June 13.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is directed by Dean DeBlios, who directed the franchise's first Academy Award-nominated installment. Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, T.J. Miller, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Kristen Wiig reprise their respective voice roles, joined by new cast members Cate Blanchett, Djimon Honsou and Kit Harington.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 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.

"This is one of the most cinematic animated movies we've ever seen, and the epic nature of the film coupled with the incredible new technology DreamWorks used to create it makes this simply stunning in IMAX 3D," said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. "As with several movies that have recently taken off in IMAX, this is one of those rare films that will come to life in an incomparable way through our immersive format. Our audiences will truly feel like they are flying on the back of Toothless, and we're pleased to once again be partnering with DreamWorks Animation to bring this adventurous film to life."

How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be digitally remastered for its IMAX release to increase image and sound quality. The film will be released in theaters and IMAX on June 13.