And director Dean DeBlois thanks the out-going Bill Damaschke and incoming Bonnie Arnold (by happy coincidence the producer of the feature). As Jeffrey K. looks on.
Add On: Mr DeBlois talks about HTTYD2:
...What was your process in constructing this successful sequel?
It comes from a general allergy to sequels and the sense that they often feel so unnecessary and lack the integrity of the original. I pitched the idea of a trilogy with a larger architecture to it, where threads that were set up in the first film would be carried forward in the second and paid off in a very finite way come third. ...