Feature Film

DreamWorks Debuts ‘Trolls’ Teaser

In a week of numerous animated trailers and teasers, DreamWorks has joined the party with a first look at Trolls.

The musical comedy, billed as an “irreverent comedy extravaganza…from the genius creators of Shrek,” is directed by Mike Mitchell (director, Shrek Forever After, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) and co-directed by Walt Dohrn (writer, SpongeBob Squarepants, Shrek 2).

Trolls is based on the nearly sixty-year-old Danish doll brand, which was acquired by DreamWorks Animation in 2013. In this new take, the whipping and nae nae’ing Trolls are no longer as trollish looking as they once were, their gnarled features smoothed out for CG appeal and their skin colors changed to a variety of electric hues.

The voice cast features Anna Kendrick, Justin Timbrerlake, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Russell Brand, Icona Pop, Ron Funches, and Kunal Nayaar. Trolls will be released by Fox on November 4, 2016.