Will there be a How to Train Your Dragon 4? Let’s take a look at a potential fourth film set in the Viking times. Questions surrounding another movie in the popular franchise are answered!
How to Train Your Dragon was hugely popular when it first released over 10 years ago. Set in the Viking village of Berk, Hiccup and his dragon, Toothless, capture imaginations all over the world in their adventures.
Watch How to Train Your Dragon 3
The first instalment of How to Train Your Dragon films came out in 2010. And since then tow further sequels have graced our screens. The second film was released in 2014 and the third in 2019.
For fans wishing to follow Toothless’ adventures in the third film, it airs on New Year’s Day at 2 pm on BBC One.
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the third and final film in the franchise. The films were adapted from Cressida Cowell’s book series.
Will there be a How to Train Your Dragon 4?
It’s unlikely that there will be a fourth film in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
As reported by Collider, the film’s director, Dean DeBlois, stated that spinoffs would be possible but a fourth film is pretty much off the cards.
He said: “I think I’ve talked [Jeffrey Katzenberg] down from that (laughs). There may be spinoffs to come, but my involvement and my dedication to completing a story that has a reason for being and a strong sense of integrity and three chapters I think is in place and intact. Everybody seems to be in agreement that we’re moving in the right direction.“
The third film rounds off the trilogy series and takes a deeper look at the dragon characters. There was, however, a short film, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming, released in 2019 which is a holiday special spin-off following the third film.
Is How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming on Netflix?
How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming is not on Netflix UK at the time of writing. However, the first film of the trilogy – How to Train Your Dragon – is.
Watch How to Train Your Dragon on Netflix in the UK now. Other spin-off films in the franchise are available to watch on Netflix including How to Train Your Dragon: Legends, Dragons: Race to the Edge and Dragons: Dawn of the Dragon Racers.
Although How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming is not on Netflix in the UK, it may be available to stream via Netflix in other countries.