Troll 2: Netflix has ordered a sequel to their hottest non-English movie, the Roar Uthaug creature characteristic Troll
Directed by Roar Uthaug (whose earlier credit included Chilly Prey, The Wave, and the Alicia Vikander model of Tomb Raider), the Norwegian creature characteristic Troll was launched via the Netflix streaming service final December – and it carried out so nicely for the streamer, Selection studies that Netflix has now ordered a sequel! Troll 2 will see Uthaug reteaming with author Espen Aukan and producers Espen Horn and Kristian Strand Sinkerud of Movement Blur.
We don’t have any plot data for Troll 2 simply but, however Troll had the next synopsis: Deep contained in the mountain of Dovre, one thing gigantic awakens after being trapped for a thousand years. Destroying all the things in its path, the creature is quick approaching the capital of Norway. However how do you cease one thing you thought solely existed in Norwegian folklore?
It’s attention-grabbing to notice that, whereas a number of of Uthaug’s motion pictures have obtained sequels, he hasn’t directed any of them. The Chilly Prey follow-ups, the sequel to his fantasy movie Magic Silver, The Wave sequel The Quake, and the Tomb Raider sequel (which was in improvement hell so lengthy that MGM misplaced the rights) have been all handed over to completely different administrators. To this point it seems to be like Troll 2 goes to be the primary sequel he really makes himself.
Horn and Sinkerud instructed Selection that the movie is anticipated to begin filming subsequent 12 months, and added that it will likely be “once more spinning on a Norwegian fairy story determine, performed, directed and produced by Norwegians.“
When the primary Troll was introduced, Uthaug mentioned the movie was “an concept that has been growing at the back of my thoughts for over 20 years. To lastly have the ability to notice it with the enthusiastic and bold folks at Netflix and Movement Blur is actually a dream come true. I can’t wait to unleash this Norwegian monster on the world.“
Troll ranked within the High 10 in 93 international locations and reached the #1 spot in Norway, the U.S., and the U.Okay. when it was first launched on Netflix. It was capable of rack up a record-breaking 103,000,000 views in its first 91 days, changing into Netflix’s hottest non-English movie of all time. So it’s no shock that we’re getting a Troll 2… regardless that each time I hear the title, the primary film I’ll be pondering of is the “greatest worst film” from 1990 that additionally has the title Troll 2.
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