Tales of Arcadia
|Tales of Arcadia|
|Created by||Guillermo del Toro|
|Original work||Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia|
|Films and television|
Tales of Arcadia is an announced trilogy of American computer-animated science fantasy television series created for Netflix by Guillermo del Toro and produced by DreamWorks Animation and Double Dare You.
The series comprising the trilogy follow the inhabitants of the small suburban town of Arcadia Oaks, which is secretly home to various supernatural creatures and the teenage heroes who fight against the forces of evil that lurk in the shadows.
The third and final series, Wizards is set to release later in 2019. It currently contains the description via Netflix, “The Trolls, Aliens, and Wizards living in Arcadia face off in an Apocalyptic battle for control of their magical world. Created by Guillermo Del Toro.”
Guillermo del Toro initially envisioned the idea of Trollhunters as a live-action television series; however, this was deemed impractical due to budgetary concerns, and as a result he instead turned the idea into a book he co-wrote alongside Daniel Kraus. DreamWorks then planned to turn the book into an animated feature film, but eventually decided to instead turn it into a series. In November 2017, del Toro announced that Trollhunters will be followed up by two sequel series titled 3Below and Wizards. In December 2017, it was revealed that two characters from Trollhunters―Steve Palchuk and Eli Pepperjack (voiced by Steven Yeun and Cole Sand, respectively)―will have their roles extended into 3Below. In April 2018, it was announced that the role of Jim Lake Jr. would incorporate both the voices of Anton Yelchin and Emile Hirsch for the entirety of Part 3, and that two characters introduced in Part 3 of Trollhunters ―Aja and Krel (voiced by Tatiana Maslany and Diego Luna, respectively)―will also reprise their roles and serve as the leads in 3Below. In May 2018, it was revealed that Steve Palchuk and Eli Pepperjack would also have their roles extended into Wizards as well, making them the first characters to have roles encompassing the entire trilogy.
|Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia||1||26||December 23, 2016||Rodrigo Blaas, Guillermo del Toro, Marc Guggenheim and Christina Steinberg||Released|
|2||13||December 15, 2017|
|3||13||May 25, 2018|
|3Below: Tales of Arcadia||1||13||December 21, 2018||Rodrigo Blaas, Guillermo del Toro, Marc Guggenheim, and Chad Hammes|
|2||13||July 12, 2019||Upcoming|
An ordinary boy called Jim Lake, Jr. finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Trollhunter, the champion of both the hidden world of Trolls and his own.
Two royal aliens and their bodyguard escape from their home planet and crash-land on Earth, in the city of Arcadia. There, the aliens adjust to human culture and try to fix their spaceship to return to and take back their home planet, which is being taken over by an evil dictator.
Characters of Arcadia unite when worlds collide and magic and science threaten their hometown.
Cast and characters
|Aja Tarron||Tatiana Maslany||TBA|
|Blinkous "Blinky" Galadrigal||Kelsey Grammer||TBA|
|Claire Nuñez||Lexi Medrano||TBA|
|James "Jim" Lake, Jr.||Anton Yelchin (seasons 1-3)
Emile Hirsch (season 3)
|Krel Tarron||Diego Luna||TBA|
|Tobias "Toby" Domzalski||Charlie Saxton||TBA|
|Varvatos Vex||Nick Offerman||TBA|
|Angor Rot||Ike Amadi|
|Dictatious Galadrigal||Mark Hamill||TBA|
|Otto Scaarbach||Tom Kenny|
|Val Morando||Alon Aboutboul||TBA|
|Zeron Alpha||Darin De Paul|
|Zeron Omega||Ann Dowd|
|Barbara Lake||Amy Landecker||TBA|
|Coranda Tarron||Tatiana Maslany||TBA|
|Darci Scott||Yara Shahidi||TBA|
|Douxie "Big D"||Colin O'Donoghue|
|Eli Pepperjack||Cole Sand|
|Fialkov Tarron||Andy Garcia||TBA|
|Kanjigar the Courageous||Tom Hiddleston (season 1, episode 1)
|Mary Wang||Lauren Tom||TBA|
|The Mothership||Glenn Close||TBA|
|Nancy Domzalski||Laraine Newman||TBA|
|Shannon Longhannon||Bebe Wood||TBA|
|Steve Palchuk||Steven Yeun|
|Walter Strickler||Jonathan Hyde||TBA|
|Zelda Nomura||Lauren Tom||TBA|
|2017||Annie Awards||Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Mike Chaffe for character Blinky in "Becoming, Part 1"||Won|||
|Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Victor Maldonado, Alfredo Torres and Jules Rigolle, "Win, Lose or Draal"||Won|
|Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Alexandre Desplat and Tim Davies, "Becoming, Part 1"||Nominated|
|Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Hyunjoo Song, "Win, Lose or Draal"||Won|
|Saturn Awards||Best Animated Series or Film on Television||Trollhunters||Nominated|||
|Behind the Voice Actors Awards||Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series||Anton Yelchin, for Jim Lake Jr.||Won|||
|Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series||Lexi Medrano, for Claire Nuñez||Nominated|
|Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role||Laraine Newman, for Miss Janeth||Nominated|
|Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role||Anjelica Huston, for Queen Usurna||Nominated|
|Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Individual Achievement in Character Animation||Mike Chaffe, "Becoming, Part 1"||Won|||
|Outstanding Individual Achievement in Character Design||Victor Maldonado, "Win, Lose Or Draal"||Won|
|Outstanding Special Class Animated Program||Guillermo del Toro, Rodrigo Blaas, Marc Guggenheim, Chad Hammes, Christina Steinberg, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Lawrence Jonas||Nominated|
|Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program||Kelsey Grammer, for Blinky||Won|
|Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special||Mary Hidalgo, Ania O'Hare, CSA||Won|
|Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program||Marc Guggenheim||Won|
|Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program||Rodrigo Blaas, Guillermo del Toro||Won|
|Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design||Rodrigo Blaas, Andy Erekson, Jonathan Catalan, Dai Weier, John Laus, David M.V. Jones||Nominated|
|Outstanding Sound Mixing – Animation||Matthew Thomas Hall and Carlos Sanches, CAS||Nominated|
|2018||Annie Awards||Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Bruno Chiou, Yi-Fan Cho, Kevin Jong, Chun-Jung Chu, "Homecoming"||Won|||
|Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Jules Rigolle, Alfredo Torres, Linda Chen, Rustam Hasanov, Alfonso Blaas, "Escape from the Darklands"||Nominated|
|Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Andrew Schmidt, "Unbecoming"||Nominated|
|Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||David Woo, "Hero with a Thousand Faces"||Nominated|
|Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||Hyunjoo Song, "In the Hall of the Gumm-Gumm King"||Nominated|
|Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||A.C. Bradley, Kevin Hageman, Dan Hageman, Aaron Waltke, Chad Quandt, "Escape from the Darklands"||Nominated|
|Kidscreen Awards||Best New Series, Kids Category||Trollhunters||Won|||
|Golden Reel Award||Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing, Animation Short Form||Matthew Hall, Jason Oliver, Goeun Lee, MPSE, James Miller, Carlos Sanches, Aran Tanchum, Vincent Guisetti||Nominated|||
|Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Children's Animated Series||Guillermo del Toro, Marc Guggenheim, Chad Hammes, Rodrigo Blaas, Christina Steinberg, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Lawrence Jonas||Nominated|||
|Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program||Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Aaron Waltke, Chad Quandt, AC Bradley||Won|
|Outstanding Sound Editing - Animation||Matt Hall, Goeun Lee, James Miller, James Oliver, Aran Tanchum, Stacey Michaels, Vincent Guilsetti, Alex Ulrich||Nominated|
|Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design||Rodrigo Blaas, Andy Erekson, Jonathan Catalan, Dai Weier, David M.V. Jones, John Laus||Nominated|
|BAFTA||International Animation||Rodrigo Blaas, Marc Guggenheim, Chad Hammes||Nominated|||
|2019||Annie Awards||Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children||Nominated|||
|Animated Effects in an Animated Production||Won|
|Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Writing for an Animated Program||Marc Guggenheim, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, AC Bradley, Chad Quandt, Lila Scott and Aaron Waltke||Nominated|||
|Outstanding Directing for an Animated Program||Rodrigo Blaas, Elaine Bogan, Guillermo del Toro, Johane Matte, Andrew Schmidt||Nominated|
|Outstanding Sound Mixing For An Animated Program||Nominated|
|Outstanding Sound Editing For An Animated Program||Nominated|
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