The Barbarian And The Troll from Nickelodeon is a show that has me super excited and from all the information, pictures, and video this has shot up to my most anticipated series. This is the series that we have been waiting for our whole lives, but just didn’t know we needed as it has fantasy, puppets and humor. Not only did we get to watch the trailer below, but there is a pretty good clip from the show as well and it gives you the full feel of what to expect.
Love that Spencer Grammer is doing Brendar and for those that have seen her in Rick & Morty this feels like her character in the post-apocalyptic Earth episode, which is cool. The Barbarian And The Troll will air on April 2nd and the first episode will have Evan leaving his bridge and meeting up with Brendar. We will get some backstory of the characters and then off to the fun and questing. Love that there is a story for Brendar and she is trying to defeat a demon that has imprisoned her brother. This is going on our must watch list!
NICKELODEON SETS OUT FOR ADVENTURE IN THE BARBARIAN AND THE TROLL, ALL-NEW LIVE-ACTION PUPPET COMEDY SERIES PREMIERING FRIDAY, APRIL 2, AT 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
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The quest is yet to come in Nickelodeon’s all-new live-action puppet comedy series, The Barbarian and the Troll (previously Brendar the Barbarian), premiering Friday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The series follows Evan, a bridge troll in search of adventure, and Brendar, a fierce female warrior on a quest to defeat the evil demon who has imprisoned her brother.
In the premiere of The Barbarian and the Troll, Evan the troll decides to burn his bridge and venture out into the world of Gothmoria for the first time to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a singer. He soon meets Brendar, who had been expelled from the Royal Order of Warrior Princesses and is now known as a “feared and revered” barbarian. After Evan convinces Brendar to bring him on her quest to vanquish the evil demon, they cross treacherous terrain to confront bizarre and magical creatures and encounter an eclectic puppet cast of wacky characters.
The series stars Spencer Grammer (Rick & Morty) as the voice of Brendar, Gothmoria’s most feared and revered warrior; and Drew Massey (Mutt & Stuff, Sid the Science Kid) as Evan, a bridge troll with a dream of becoming a singer. Joining Massey as puppeteers and voice talent are Colleen Smith, Allan Trautman, Sarah Sarang Oh, Nicolette Santino, Peggy Etra, James Murray and Jeny Cassady. The series also features the voice of comedian Gina Yashere.
The Barbarian and the Troll is co-created and executive produced by Mike Mitchell (Trolls, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part) and Massey. Mitchell also serves as the show’s primary director. Production of The Barbarian and the Troll for Nickelodeon is overseen by Zack Olin, Senior Vice President, Live Action; and Shauna Phelan, Senior Vice President, Live-Action Scripted Content.