One of my favorite cartoons on Netflix has to be Trollhunters. I loved season 1 and enjoyed season 2. Season 3 is launching this Friday and I can’t wait. season (or rather Part) 3 is the final season of Guillermo del Toro’s Emmy-winning series. This does not mean it is the end of adventure in Arcadia. In fact I believe that this series finale will most likely set up the next new series in the Tales of Arcadia trilogy 3 Below. Although, from the trailer it looks to me that the upcoming series, Wizards is being teased. Take a look at the trailer.
Here is more information about the final season and also a look ahead to more Tales of Arcadia.
In DreamWorks Trollhunters Part 3, the fate of troll and human civilizations hang in the balance. The Trollhunters are racing to stop Gunmar and the now resurrected Morgana from bringing about the Eternal Night and shrouding the world in darkness forever. To defeat them, the team must seek the help of the legendary wizard Merlin to unlock his ancient magic and unleash a powerful weapon that will alter the course of their lives forever.
DreamWorks Trollhunters Part 3 marks del Toro’s most recent directorial project as co-director of the two-part series finale alongside executive producer Rodrigo Blaas. The duo previously won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program for their work on season one.
Netflix and DreamWorks recently announced that Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna and Emile Hirsch have joined Guillermo del Toro’s Emmy-winning series and the already star-studded cast including Kelsey Grammer in his Emmy-winning role as Blinky, Mark Hamill (Dictatious), Lena Headey (Morgana), David Bradley (Merlin), Ron Perlman (Bular), Steven Yeun (Steve), Anjelica Huston (Queen Ursurna), Jonathan Hyde (Strickler), Amy Landecker (Barbara), Charlie Saxton (Toby), Lexi Medrano (Claire) and Fred Tatasciore (AAARRRGGHH!!!).
Aja and Krel, voiced by Maslany and Luna, are two mysterious new students who unknowingly come to the aid of the Trollhuntersteam in the fight against Morgana. The duo will also reprise their roles and serve as the leads of the next installment of del Toro’s Tales of Arcadia trilogy, DreamWorks 3 Below, set to debut on Netflix later this year.
Hirsch steps into the role of Jim Lake, Jr., originally voiced by the late Anton Yelchin.
DreamWorks Trollhunters is created and executive produced by del Toro with Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow), Rodrigo Blaas (Alma), Chad Hammes (Dragons: Race to the Edge) and Christina Steinberg (Rise of the Guardians) serving as executive producers. Dan Hageman (The Lego Movie, Ninjago) and Kevin Hageman (The Lego Movie, Ninjago) serve as co-executive producers.
Premiering in 2016 to critical acclaim, Trollhunters introduced audiences to the seemingly quiet town of Arcadia and an ordinary kid who embarks on an extraordinary adventure in a hidden world right beneath his feet. The first season lead the 2017 Creative Arts Daytime Emmys with six wins, more than any other program, including writing for an animated program (Marc Guggenheim), directing (Blaas, del Toro), casting (Ania O’Hare, Mary Hildalgo) and a voice acting win for Grammer. The second season received four nominations for the 2018 Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards, including a win for Outstanding Writing in Animated Program.
About The Tales of Arcadia trilogy:
On the surface, Arcadia appears to be a slice of timeless Americana, but it is no ordinary town. It lies at the center of magical and mystical lines that will make it a nexus for many battles among otherworldly creatures including trolls, aliens and wizards. DreamWorks Trollhunters, the first installment in the Tales of Arcadia trilogy, will be followed by two additional series 3 Below in 2018 and a final chapter Wizards set to debut in 2019.
Following Trollhunters, DreamWorks 3 Below will focus on two royal teenage aliens and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet.
DreamWorks Wizards brings together the three disparate worlds of trolls, aliens and wizards who have found themselves drawn to Arcadia. The final chapter of the Tales of Arcadia culminates in an apocalyptic battle for the control of magic that will ultimately determine the fate of these supernatural worlds that have now converged.
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