Felicity Jones and Freddie Highmore have joined animated film Dragon Rider.
Written by Johnny Smith (Gnomeo & Juliet), Dragon Rider trails an unlikely trio of heroes; young silver dragon Firedrake, Sorrel (Jones) the mountain brownie and a boy called Ben (Highmore) as they embark on an epic adventure and battle against a vicious, dragon-killing machine called Nettlebrand (Stewart) to ﬁnd the ‘Rim of Heaven’.
The project is based on the novel by Cornelia Funke. It also stars Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Patrick Stewart white featuring the voices of Meera Syal (Doctor Strange), Sanjeev Bhaskar (Absolutely Anything) and Nonso Anozie (Cinderella).
The project is set for completion some time in 2019.