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Guillermo del Toro’s animated Netflix show Trollhunters has Kelsey Grammer and Ron Perlman attached to voice trolls. One plays a helpful troll and one a menacing one. Gee, I wonder which voice will play the latter?

Grammer’s playing a kindly troll who helps the human protagonist, Jim (Anton Yeltsin) while Perlman will be Bular, “a sinister troll who targets Jim and his friends for battle.” Of course he does.

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Trollhunters, which shares a name and basic premise of a book by del Toro (but has nothing to do with the 2010 Norwegian movie Troll Hunter), is a series made by DreamWorks animation and will premiere on Netflix this December. It’s about a kid named Jim who, along with his two best friends, discovers the world of the trolls hidden under his suburb. Needless to say, Jim ends up involved in a battle between good and evil.

You can also tell from the description that Trollhunters is meant to be a family series and, since it’s going to be on Netflix, the real question is whether del Toro will end up making a show the family can binge together. Given his vision? Probably.

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[Variety]