By Ed Sum
Toy producer Spin Master has confirmed that more dragons will be coming for the next chapter in the How to Train Your Dragon movie series, due June 13, 2014, and for the next season of the TV series, Dragons: Defenders of Berk, due to air Fall 2013.
If this plot summary is not enough to tease fans with what’s next in this saga, details have appeared in one trade magazine of how well the characters of Hiccup and Astrid have aged.
The thrilling second chapter of the epic How to Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island’s new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that’s home to hundred of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.