Guillermo del Toro Reveals Cast for Netflix Series ‘Trollhunters’

DreamWorks Animation is producing the event series set to premiere in December

Last Updated: June 15, 2016 @ 7:52 AM

Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman and Anton Yelchin have joined the cast of Netflix and DreamWorks Animation’s “Trollhunters,” creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro announced Wednesday.

“Trollhunters,” described by Netflix as an “epic family event series,” will take place in a fantastical world wrapped around two best friends who make a startling discovery beneath their hometown.

Yelchin will voice Jim, a teenage boy, while Grammer will voice Blinky, the kind-hearted troll who befriends the boy. Perlman will voice Bular, a sinister troll who targets Jim and friends.

“Trollhunters” is produced by DreamWorks Animation for Netflix. Del Toro, Marc Guggenheim and Christina Steinberg are executive producing. Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman serve as co-executive producers, while Chad Hammes serves as producer.

The series will premiere on Netflix in December 2016.

Perlman’s most recent TV credits include “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Adventure Time.” He will star in the upcoming projects “The Bleeder” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

Grammer most recently executive produced the TV series “Partners,” as well as “The Game.”

Yelchin most recently starred in “Green Room” and “The Driftless Area,” and will next be seen in “Star Trek Beyond.”