For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of a 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, those stories are little more than tall tales until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant green dragon named Elliot. From Pete's descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the dragon from her father'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.
In March 2013, Disney announced a reboot of the 1977 film to be written by David Lowery and Toby Halbrooks
Panavision Panaflex cameras
Live-action filming locations include Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Canterbury, while CGI will be done at Stone Street Studios.
The film is set for an August 12, 2016 release
Oona Laurence: originated Matilda on Broadway
Music by: Howard Shore (Howard Shore)
DP: Bojan Bazelli (Paul Schrader's Patty Hearst, Stan Winston's Pumpkinhead, Ferrara's King of New York, The Ring, Hairspray, and Rock of Ages you motherfuckers "risky jk"
Editor: Lisa Zeno Churgin (Gattaca [drops mic], and also Dead Man Walking and Pitch Perfect)
Casting: Debra Zane (clear Hollywood pro)
Production Designer: Jade Healy
^this is a favorite credit of mine because it could very well be, based on looking at imdb credits, that Lowery and Healy met on the set of Joe Swanberg's Alexander the Last, for which Lowery was a writer, an additional editor, sound recordist, Ry Russo-Young was wardrobe ffs, these were the wild west days of upcoming independent filmmakers, and Lowery was right in the center and indeed you can see Ghostboy on stage at a point in the movie. textures. i like those things. this job is bringing some textures, and other credits include The House of the Devil, Detachment, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, James White.