At a career retrospective at the Annecy Animation Festival in Annecy, France, Guillermo del Toro announced initial casting on Trollhunters, his epic animated family event series premiering in December 2016 on Netflix.
According to the official press release, “Trollhunters features a tale of two fantastical worlds set to collide in an epic saga. Set in the fictional suburb of Arcadia, our unlikely hero, Jim, and his two best friends make a startling discovery that beneath their hometown lies a hidden battle between good trolls and bad, the outcome of which will impact their lives forever.”
The cast includes Anton Yelchin as Jim, an ordinary teenage boy whose discovery of a mystical amulet sets his life on a course filled with high-stakes adventure; Kelsey Grammer as Blinky, a kind-hearted troll who befriends Jim; and Ron Perlman provides the voice of Bular, a sinister troll who targets Jim and his friends for battle. The series is produced by Dreamworks Animation for Netflix.