Saturday, February 20, 2021

Nickelodeon Releases 'The Barbarian and the Troll' Sneak Peek

Nickelodeon today (Feb. 19) released a super sneak peek preview of the network's upcoming live-action puppet comedy series The Barbarian and the Troll!

Announced in September under the working title Brendar the BarbarianThe Barbarian and the Troll (13 episodes) is a brand-new live-action puppet comedy series from co-creators Mike Mitchell (Trolls, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part) and expert puppeteer Drew Massey (Mutt & Stuff, Sid the Science Kid).

The series follows Evan, a bridge troll in search of adventure, and Brendar, a fierce female warrior, on a quest to defeat the evil wizard who that rules over their land of Gothmoria, who has imprisoned her brother. The series is being filmed at North Shore Studios in Vancouver, Canada. Filming commenced on October 19th and is expected to wrap on February 12th, 2021.

In The Barbarian and the Troll, Evan, a troll who has never ventured out from under his bridge, decides to explore the world for the first time in search of a great adventure and inspiration to fulfill his dream of becoming a singer.  He soon meets Brendar, Gothmoria’s most feared and revered warrior, and joins in her quest across treacherous terrain and confrontations with bizarre and magical creatures.  Throughout their journey and encounters with an eclectic puppet cast of wacky characters, they both learn that they’re better together and form an unbreakable friendship.

The Barbarian and the Troll is set to premiere during early 2021 on Nickelodeon.

Although currently unconfirmed, Nickelodeon could be planning to premiere The Barbarian and the Troll on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Originally published: Friday, February 19, 2020 at 20.00 GMT.

Additional source: Anime Superhero Forum /@whoisretro.

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