Guillermo del Toro is a workaholic – writer, director, producer, teacher. That’s probably not news to anyone. In conjunction with the announcement that he will run a Masterclass at Annecy (International Animation Film Festival) this June, is a first look pic at his upcoming Netflix original series, Trollhunters.
Check out the pic and press release below.
Based on his novel (with co-author Daniel Kraus) of the same name, Trollhunters follows the story of Jimmy, put on a quest to save missing children from out of control evil trolls, with the help of the good ones. The book was pure entertainment, with a coming of age adventure feel, that will surely translate well to the small screen.
This is not the first time Guillermo del Toro will have one of his novels adapted to the small screen. FX’s The Strain starts its 3rd season later this year.
Just released this morning with the news of Guillermo del Toro’s Masterclass at Annecy, a new sneak peek at Guillermo del Toro’s Netflix Original Series TROLLHUNTERS from DreamWorks debuting later this year.
DreamWorks TROLLHUNTERS will unleash a new, fantastical world wrapped around the residents of the fictional suburb of Arcadia who make a startling discovery that the world beneath their hometown is as vast and mind-blowing as anything on the surface. A global must-see viewing event for the entire family, DreamWorks TROLLHUNTERS will bring viewers of all ages around the world into the rich and creative mind of Guillermo del Toro.
Guillermo del Toro will join Annecy during a Masterclass on Wednesday 15th June at 4 pm.
Guillermo del Toro’s work as a director, screenwriter, filmmaker, producer and author is incredibly extensive and varied, ranging from novels to comic books and television to imaginative feature films. Throughout his career, he has consistently had a strong connection and lifelong fascination with fantastical creatures and in DreamWorks TROLLHUNTERS he has created vast and vibrant worlds with complex human and troll characters that create a cinematic television experience.