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4 ways to get the family excited for Pete’s Dragon (as if they need help) #PetesDragon

Pete's Dragon is slowly inching closer and I'm getting antsy! I'm sure there's are tons of you out there getting more excited as each day approaches. Pete's Dragon is another Disney classic that's being brought back to the big screen! Sometimes I feel like nobody is as excited as I am about new movies. That's why I have a few ideas to get everyone just as excited as I am for Pete's Dragon. Enjoy!

1. Watch these new clips

2. Do some activity sheets

Pete's Dragon

Grab the full activity packet here

3. Buy the Funko

Petes Dragon Funko Pop

Honestly, this is how I get myself pumped up about every new Disney movie. I buy toys, haha. I'm a 27 year old woman who buys Disney toys… and I have no shame. Anyways, if you're anything like me then you should buy the Elliot Funko Pop! It's pretty awesome! 

4. Watch the original

petes dragon movie

Last, but not least, watch the first movie! This is an obvious way to get yourself reunited with Pete's Dragon and to remind your family of why there's so much to love! 

In Theaters August 12, 2016

A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. “Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World”), Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Karl Urban (“Star Trek”), Oona Laurence (“Southpaw”), Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (“Cedar Rapids”) and Oscar® winner Robert Redford (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”). The film, which is directed by David Lowery (“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”), is written by Lowery & Toby Halbrooks based on a screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein and produced by Jim Whitaker (“The Finest Hours,” “Friday Night Lights”), with Barrie M. Osborne (“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Great Gatsby”) serving as executive producer. 

New Pete's Dragon Trailer

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales…until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley). Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot. And from Pete’s descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham’s stories. With the help of Natalie (Oona Laurence), an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack (Wes Bentley) owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon. Disney’s “Pete’s Dragon” opens in U.S. theaters on August 12, 2016.


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