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Dragon's Lair Returns

Don Bluth & Gary Goldman come together to bring the classic game Dragon's Lair to the big screen. Before being able to create a full length feature file, the famous animators needed funds in order to create a trailer. The trailer would be used to pitch the big studios, so they could get more money. In order to raise funds, Bluth and Goldman first launched a campaign on Kickstarter, but cancelled the project when it was short of it's goal (kickstarter only lets you keep the money if you meet your goal). A few months later, they launched a campaign on Indiegogo, where they could set up a “flexible funding” campaign that would allow them to keep whatever amount people donated, even if they didn’t reach their goal. On January 16, 2016, they raised $607,958 (over 2x what they asked for). Once again, it is important to note that this money will be used for the creation of a trailer. They estimate a full length feature film will cost around $70 million [according to GameSpot].

For more information, visit the Dragon's Lair movie site. Note: Information and downloads are restricted to "members", which costs a fee to join (I'm not a huge fan of this kind of marketing).

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1980's Movie Talk

When Dragon's Lair was at the height of it's popularity in the early 80's, some storyboards were penned for a Dragon's Lair movie. However, the movie was never developed. For storyboards from the 1980s, click an image below. Note: these are NOT storyboards for the new movie that they are creating.

Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 1Storyboard 1-4
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 2Storyboard 5-8
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 3Storyboard 9-12
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 4Storyboard 13-16
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 5Storyboard 17-20
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 6Storyboard 21-24
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 7Storyboard 25-28
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 8Storyboard 29-32
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 9Storyboard 33-36
Dragon's Lair 1983 Movie Storyboards - 10Storyboard 37-42
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