For all of those who doubted it, there is, in fact, going to be a How to Train Your Dragon 3, and will conclude the story arc of Hiccup and Toothless -the Night Fury dragon-, set by the first two movies.
By they won’t be alone as, alongside with their friends and family, they will face against the evil Grimmel, who will be voiced by F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus, Scarface, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Isle of Dogs), as confirmed by Chris deFaria, head of DreamWorks Animation Film Group.
“We are thrilled that F. Murray Abraham has joined our How to Train Your Dragon 3 cast as the villainous Grimmel. This character brings a captivating new storyline to the culmination of our trilogy. There is a gentlemanly calm to this sinister role, one that dovetails beautifully with this iconic actor’s immense range and talents.”
According to Deadline, Abraham will be doing a “deep-baritone voice in the classic villain sense”, and he’ll be joining Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Kit Harrington, Cate Blanchett, among others, in this upcoming film.
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How To Train Your Dragon 3 is set to premiere on March 1, 2019.