In the Pacific Northwest United States, forest ranger Grace Meacham (Bryce Dallas Howard) finds a young boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) who lived in the woods for six years with a mysterious dragon named Elliott. With help from her wood-carver father (Robert Redford) and Natalie (Oona Laurence), the daughter of lumber mill owner Jack (Wes Bentley), Grace sets out to find out Pete’s identity and the truth about Elliott. But problems arise when hunter Gavin (Karl Urban), Jack’s brother and Natalie’s uncle, plans to capture Elliott.While the original 1977 film did not do well with critics, 48% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This film is off to a great start with a based on 11 reviews.
Daniel Hart composed the film’s score.
Michael C. Hall was originally casted to play Gavin, but he was later replaced by Karl Urban.