On Saturday, October 8, at New York Comic-Con, famed director and writer Guillermo del Toro presented the first episode of his Netflix/DreamWorks Animation/Cha Cha Cha Films original animated series, Trollhunters, along with co-executive producers Rodrigo Blaas and Marc Guggenheim, as well as voice actors Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman, Steven Yeun, and Charlie Saxton.
The series centers around Jim Lake Jr. (voiced by the late Anton Yelchin), a kind and protective teenager who, while on his way to school with his best friend Toby, discovers an amulet — calling out his name — meant for the protector of both the troll realm and human realm. What Jim doesn’t realize at the time is that he’s about to be thrust into a dangerous, centuries-long conflict between good and bad trolls, as he’s been chosen to become the one force who can defend both trolls and humanity: the Trollhunter.
Trollhunters, the upcoming animated series from Netflix and DreamWorks Animations, had a big presence at this year’s New York Comic-Con this weekend. The trailer and poster were revealed at a panel for the series, which launches on Netflix this December, and I got a chance to participate in roundtable press interviews with several members of the voice cast, as well as executive producer Guillermo Del Toro, who co-wrote the book upon which the series is based.
Up first were voice actors Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead) and Charlie Saxton (Betas). Check out the roundtable interview here below.
Netflix has released a poster and the first trailer for their upcoming animated series Trollhunters, from DreamWorks Animation.
Guillermo Del Toro is an executive producer on new television series, which is based on the novel he wrote with Daniel Kraus. Watch for the global launch of the entire series on December 23, 2016 at 12:01am PT on Netflix.
Here below, check out the poster, trailer, and synopsis of the series, which stars the voice cast of Kelsey Grammer, (Frasier, The Simpsons), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy, Hellboy), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), and Charlie Saxton (Betas).
Netflix and DreamWorks brought Trollhunters to New York Comic-Con this weekend, so keep it here at Geeks Of Doom for coverage of the panel, as well as for our interviews with the cast and creators.
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.
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have announced an expansion of their already established multi-year deal. The deal makes the streaming service the home for a lineup of new original family friendly series everywhere except China, and also includes the streaming rights to DreamWorks Animation’s films as well.
But what’s perhaps most exciting is two of the projects confirmed in this new deal. One is Trollhunters from Pan’s Labyrinth and Crimson Peak director Guillermo del Toro. The other is a re-imagining of Voltron.