DreamWorks announced yesterday that they will push back the release date of How to Train Your Dragon 3 to June 9, 2017. No reason was given for the delay.
The film, which will be directed and written by Dean DeBlois, was originally slated to be released on June 17, 2016, which is also the release date of the Pixar sequel Finding Dory. DreamWorks will also release Croods 2 in December 2017.
The latest film in the series—How to Train Your Dragon 2—reached $600 million in global box office gross yesterday, making it the top-earning animated feature of 2014.