Disney's 'Pete's Dragon': First Trailer Offers Glimpse of Title Character

Pete's Dragon Still 1 H 2016

Pete's Dragon Still 1 H 2016

Robert Redford and Bryce Dallas Howard star in the movie, which hits theaters Aug. 12.

Disney on Sunday released the first trailer for its upcoming movie Pete's Dragon, which hits theaters Aug.12.

Bryce Dallas Howard, who stars in the film, introduced the clip during ABC's Disneyland 60 special.

The movie centers on Pete (Oakes Fegley), an orphaned boy whose best friend is a dragon named Elliott.

Robert Redford also stars. Watch the trailer below.