Executive producer and creator Guillermo del Toro announced at the Annecy festival the Trollhunters’ initial casting. Produced by DreamWorks Animation, the family series will launch this December on Netflix.
The cast includes Anton Yelchin who plays the character of Jim, an average teenage boy who found a mystical amulet, which puts his life in a roller coaster ride; Kelsey Grammer as Blinky, a kind troll who befriends Jim and Ron Perlman as Bular, an evil troll who goes after Jim and his friends for combat.
Trollhunters is a story of two whimsical worlds set to crash. It is set in an imaginary town of Arcadia where Jim and his 2 best friends discover a hidden conflict between good trolls and bad trolls underneath their hometown, the result of which will affect their lives forever. Trollhunters features spectacular visuals and complex and ambitious storytelling from the creative minds of Guillermo del Toro.
DreamWorks Animation producedTrollhunters for Netflix. Marc Guggenheim (Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow), Guillermo del Toro and Christina Steinberg (National Treasure, Rise of the Guardians) serves as executive producers. Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman (The LEGO Movie) are co-executive producers and Chad Hammes (Dragons: Race to the Edge) acts as producer.