Trollhunters is in the fictional suburb of Arcadia, where teenager Jim, and his two best friends discover a battle rages between good troll and bad trolls in the caverns beneath their hometown.
Del Toro announced the cast for the show during a career retrospective panel at the Annecy Animation Festival in France. Trollhunters will premiere on Netflix in December.
Anton Yelchin will voice Jim, an ordinary teenage boy whose discovery of a mystical amulet sets his life on a course filled with high-stakes adventure. Kelsey Grammer is Blinky, a kind-hearted troll who befriends Jim. And del Toro’s old mate Ron (Hellboy) Perlman will play Bular, a sinister troll who targets Jim and his friends.
Trollhunters is being produced by DreamWorks Animation for Netflix. Guillermo del Toro, Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow) and Christina Steinberg (Rise Of The Guardians, National Treasure) are executive producers, Dan Hageman (The LEGO Movie) and Kevin Hageman (The LEGO Movie) are co-executive producers and Chad Hammes (Dragons: Race to the Edge) is a common-or-garden unprefixed producer.