There’s some exciting casting news for Dreamworks animated film Trollhunters, based on the book by Daniel Kraus and Guillermo del Toro. that was based on a story by del Toro. A trio of talented actors, Kelsey Grammer (Boss, Frazier), Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy), and Anton Yelchin (Star Trek, The Smurfs) have been added to the cast. Guillermo del Toro made the announcement at the Annecy Animation Festival in Annecy, France.
We’ll let del Toro give you the low down on what Trollhunters is about:
Which roles are the three taking on? Ylechin will voice the lead character Jim, whose life is turned upside down when he discovers a mystical amulet. Grammer will voice Blinky, a kind-hearted troll who befriends Jim and Perlman will voice Bular, the bad troll of the film who wants to take down Jim and company.
Trollhunters is part of a deal that brought the new animated Voltron series to Netflix along with Trollhunters, which is expected to begin streaming in December of this year.