Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick Head-to-Head In the Upcoming ‘Trolls’ Movie; Film Set to Become One-of-A-Kind Musical Comedy

By Martin Suan | 2 years ago
Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick Head-to-Head In the Upcoming ‘Trolls’ Movie; Film Set to Become One-of-A-Kind Musical Comedy
PHOTOGRAPH: David Torcivia | Actor and musician Justin Timberlake at the 83rd Academy Awards.

“The King of Saturday Night Live” hosting Justine Timberlake makes his third movie voice over for DreamWorks. What movie would this be? What character would he play? There’s a lot to expect from this nine-time Grammy and four-time Emmy award winner so read on for more.

After creating the music score for the upcoming movie “Devil And The Deep Blue Sea”, Justine Timberlake seems to be creating a little more of a setback from the upfront as he adds up to the cast of the upcoming musical comedy “Trolls” movie. This is his third voice role to a movie after doing Boo Boo bear from the movie “Yogi Bear” in 2010 and as Artie from “Shrek the Third” in 2007.

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His character was described as a “hilariously hardcore survivalist” Scandinavian troll   who hides his surprising true colors and portrays the lead character namely, Branch, ComingSoon.net reported. Aside from these characters, he also lends his voice to different TV show characters such as Paul and Booger from the Cleveland show in 2009; Justin Timberlake from MTV movie awards in 1992 and “The Simpsons” in 1989.

License expo monthly magazine showed the teaser poster of “Trolls” movie to their June issue featuring the pink colored hair of the character “Princess Poppy,” Rotoscopers revealed. Together with Justin Timberlake, this character will be the voices ruled by no other than Anna Kendrick of “Pitch Perfect 2,” who have definitely proved a lot being an Academy and Tony Award nominee.

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Originally in 2012, Jason Schwartzman and Chloe Grace Moretz was supposed to be the ones who are in the casting but as it has been decided to be a musical, so there goes the two of the brightest in the musical scene, The Mary Sue reported.

This movie is directed by Mike Mitchel, Walt Dohrn as the co-director and produced by Gina Shay who’s on full force from the movie “Shrek Forever After.” Its initial released will be on October 2016 in Netherlands and will be official on November 4, 2016 by 20th Century Fox having its $120 million dollar budget.

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These trolls have manifest how timeless toy they are as its history started in 1959 when a Danish fisherman and woodcutter Thomas Dam was not able to afford in giving his daughter a Christmas present so they were able to carved a doll based on Scandinavian troll rather than nothing.

Trolls do look undeniably weird. A funny question for us is that who does wear their hair up? Let’s wait and see how Justine Timberlake and Anna Kendrick can pull it off by their voices in “Trolls” movie. Will this make the trolls more annoying or weirder?

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Photo source: David Torcivia via Wikimedia Commons/Justin Timberlake

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