Back in 2010, DreamWorks Animation purchased the rights to del Toro’s story and planned to turn it into a feature film, but the project stalled. In January of this year, DreamWorks announced that the long awaited Trollhunters is being produced as a Netflix original series.
With Pixar’s newest movie Finding Dory (a sequel to 2003s Finding Nemo) just over two months away, Pixar has released a single shot of the short film that will premiere before the film. You know, just in case you needed more motivation to go and see a Pixar film!
Everybody loves a spinoff. Especially when it’s dark and gritty. Even still, taking the minor players out of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s universe and putting them up against creations approximating Bram Stoker is a gamble that demands a heady commitment.