Elliot the dragon is my favorite float in the Main Street Electrical Parade. When I see him in the parade it brings back fond memories of my childhood when I would watch the parade travel down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland.
Now, Disney is reimagining the story of “Pete’s Dragon” from 1977. Check out these new photos from the movie.
The new movie stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford.
About “Pete’s Dragon”
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 Elliott. And from Pete’s descriptions, Elliott 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.