• Daniela Loffreda

Trailer Revealed for Sky Original Dragon Rider

A still from Tomer Eshed's upcoming animation Dragon Rider. Source premiercomms.com

The trailer for the mythical tale Dragon Rider has been released.

This Sky Original movie will be available for viewing on Sky Cinema from 12 February.

It will also be accessible on NOW TV with the Sky Cinema pass.

Dragon Rider is based on Cornelia Funke’s similarly titled German novel.

Funke’s book has produced immense success and become an international bestseller.

Her work has been brought to screen from the filmmakers behind The NeverEnding Story and the Fantastic Four film franchise.

Dragon Rider tells the tale of Firedrake, a young silver dragon, with immense courage.

Firedrake and his friend Sorrel set off on a brave adventure.

They must find a mythical haven in the Himalayas for all the dragons to live after discovering humans are planning to destroy their forest.

They encounter an orphan named Ben on their voyage and the trio must work together to outrun dragon-eating villain Nettlebrand.

The animated piece contains a star-studded cast including Felicity Jones, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patrick Stewart and Freddie Highmore.

Get ready to watch director Tomer Eshed bring to life John Smith’s screenplay during February half term.

The trailer for Dragon Rider is available to watch here.