WHO’S IN IT?

Jay Baruchel (Tropic Thunder), Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Gerard Butler (300), Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones), Craig Ferguson (Brave), Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Kick-Ass), T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Dean DeBlois (Lilo and Stitch), director, writer; Bonnie Arnold (Toy Story), producer; John Powell (Shrek), composer; Roger Deakins (Skyfall), cinematographer (consultant); John K. Carr (The Land Before Time), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Five years on from making peace between dragons and the Vikings of Berk, Hiccup (Baruchel) and Toothless discover an ice cave that not only serves as a haven to dragons both old and new but also to Valka (Blanchett), Hiccup’s long-lost mother. However, they soon find themselves caught in the middle of a plot by dragon hunter Drago Bludvist (Hounsou) to use the dragons as a means for ruling the world…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a highly-anticipated follow-up to the surprise animated hit by DreamWorks, and from everything we’ve heard in various critic’s reviews (including our own) we’re in for a real treat.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH JULY 2014