Release date, trailer, cast and everything we know so far

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  • When is Troll coming to Netflix?
  • When and where was Troll filmed?

Norse mythology and its characters have held a special place in modern pop culture, making them popular with fans. From shows like vikings to movies like Rise of Valhallamarvel Thoror the last, the northernerNorse legends are being revived in powerful and inspiring stories. Netflix’s next horror movie, Troll is about to do the same. The film follows the awakening of an ancient beast, and how a strange group of heroes with knowledge of folk history must band together and stop the deadly troll from wreaking havoc, as it slowly moves from the remote mountains towards Oslo.


The popular horror film comes from the Norwegian director. Uthaug Roarwho is best known for his previous projects like the 2015 disaster movie, Waveand a 2018 revival of tomb Raider starring alice vikander like Lara Croft. Troll is written by the Norwegian screenwriter and playwright, Espen Aukanwho previously worked on television series such as The gamesand horror movies like vikingulven Y Wettlaufer’s widow. Horn of Espen Y Kristian Strand Sinkerudwho also produced a previous Netflix movie, Corpseserve as producers of Troll.

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While the horror movie awaits its release, you can check out all the available information and everything we know so far, including the trailer, plot, cast, and characters.

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When is Troll coming to Netflix?

According to the latest Netflix announcements, Troll is all set to launch and start streaming starting Thursday, December 1, 2022. You can use the link below to head to the movie’s home page on the service:

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Netflix released a teaser trailer for Troll in June 2022, and in the short clip, we see the awakening of a mysterious mythological beast. The video isn’t much of a giveaway, probably because it’s still a teaser, and we haven’t seen a full official trailer yet. But from what we’ve seen, this horror thriller will be a race against time to stop the titular monster from causing massive destruction. The teaser also gives us a glimpse of the group of people, including a father-daughter duo, who appear to be leading the others in discovering the beast. And then we also get our first look at said troll. It looks like a huge chunk of rock, camouflaged in the mountains of rural Norway, until it comes to life, under a cloudy sky. It is gigantic with a shapeless form but it has four huge fingers on each hand and a long tail. Sounds sinister, right? Now, what he wants and why he’s woken up after years are exactly why you have to see the movie, and the wait may be worth it after all.

Like we said, there’s not much to take away from the trailer except the tone of this movie. Like most monster movies or popular horror stories, Troll it also features a gloomy and gloomy setting, with the only exception being the beautiful scenery of Norway. So prepare for both a visual treat and a ghastly experience.

Who is in the cast of trolls?

The Netflix original movie features popular Norwegian actors such as Ine-Marie Wilmann Y Mads Sjøgard Pettersen in leading roles. Wilmann is a highly acclaimed Norwegian actress, known for starring in and playing Sonja: the white swana biographical film about the figure skating legend, sonja henieand TV series like Departure Y Rage. She plays the character of Nora in Troll, which marks his debut on Netflix. Pettersen, best known for having previously starred house for christmas Y eddie the eaglewill appear as Kristoffer.

Pål Anders Nordvi, Eric Vorenholt, Hugo Mikal Skår, Kim Falck, Gard B. EidsvoldY Pal Richard Lunderbyalso join the cast of Troll in various roles. Kim Falck appears as Andreas, Gard B. Eidsvold as Tobias, and Pål Richard Lunderby as Fisker.

When and where was Troll filmed?

Considering the stunning scenery featured in the trailer, you might be wondering where this movie was shot. the production for Troll began in September 2021 and ended in December 2021, with filming taking place primarily in Oslo, as well as other parts of Norway.

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What is troll about?

For those who aren’t quite aware of what trolls really are, here’s a quick introduction. Trolls (not to be confused with cutesy and funny cartoon versions of them or social media troublemakers) are bestial creatures in Norse folklore, especially Norse mythology. They are colossal, they generally look grotesque, they live far from human civilization, they are predators by nature and they pose a great danger to humans. And they also have huge feet, which not only leave footprints but also craters where they walk. Folklore also says, as we learn from the trailer, that trolls come to life in the dark and turn to stone when touched by sunlight, turning them into nocturnal creatures. Therefore, in many old Norse tales, some geographical landmarks are believed to have been formed when trolls were exposed to sunlight.

Netflix’s upcoming Norwegian horror follows the story of one of those ancient giants, who somehow wakes up from his slumber and begins to move towards civilization. As strange as it is for these mysterious beings, a group of experts tries to find out what caused this awakening and must stop it before it becomes a cause of destruction.

Check out Netflix’s synopsis of Troll down:

Deep within Dovre Mountain, something gigantic awakens after being trapped for a thousand years. Destroying everything in its path, the creature quickly approaches the capital of Norway. But how do you stop something you thought only existed in Norwegian folklore?

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