My Father’s Dragon: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

My Father’s Dragon is an upcoming animated movie that tells the story of Elmer, who decides to find a wild island and rescue a baby dragon.

Release date

My Father’s Dragon is set to premiere on Netflix on November 11.

Cast and creators

  • Jacob Tremblay as Elmer
  • Gaten Matarazzo
  • Golshifteh Farahani
  • Dianne Wiest
  • Rita Moreno
  • Chris O’Dowd
  • Judy Greer
  • Adam Brody
  • Alan Cumming

Directed by Nora Twomey
Written by Meg LeFauve


“Based on the Newbery-winning children’s books, this animated film follows a young boy who runs away to an island to rescue and befriend a baby dragon.”

Other details

My Father’s Dragon is based on an illustrated 1948 kids’ book, written by Ruth Stiles Gannett.

The script is written by Pixar alum Meg LeFauve, who also wrote Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur.


The voiceover narration by Elmer’s unnamed daughter tells the story of a young Elmer who travels to the Wild Island and befriends a dragon named Boris. Along with Boris, he encounters ferocious beasts and discovers a mysterious place on his adventurous journey to save the Wild Island.

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