Trolls: The Beat Goes On!
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! is a 2018 American animated television series produced by DreamWorks Animation that is based on the 3D computer-animated romantic comedy musical film Trolls. The series premiered on Netflix on January 19, 2018 exclusively in the United States, Canada, Latin America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the Nordics, Benelux, and France. Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, Kari Wahlgren, Sam Lerner, David Kaye, David Fynn, Sean T. Krishnan, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Fryda Wolff provide the new voices for Princess Poppy, Branch, Bridget, King Gristle, King Peppy, Biggie and Mr. Dinkles, Guy Diamond, Smidge, DJ Suki and Satin & Chenille for this series respectively; only  Ron Funches and Walt Dohrn reprise their roles as Cooper and Cloud Guy, also respectively. Matt Lowe also voices Creek in the series, who returns in "Creek Week".
|Trolls: The Beat Goes On!|
by DreamWorks Animation
|Developed by||Matthew Beans|
|Theme music composer||Jeannie Lurie, Mia Minichiello, and Matias Mora|
|Opening theme||"Hair in the Air"|
by Amanda Leighton, Michael Gough, Skylar Astin, Wally Wingert and Mick Wingert
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||7|
|No. of episodes||45 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Matthew Beans|
|Producer(s)||Frank Molieri (supervising)|
|Production company(s)||DreamWorks Animation Television|
|Distributor||NBCUniversal Television Distribution|
|Original release||January 19, 2018 –|
Matthew Beans developed the series, with music from Alex Geringas and original songs by Alana Da Fonseca. James Zahn of The Rock Father confirmed that there would be a second season, which was released on March 9 and consists of seven episodes.
The third season was released on August 24, 2018, the fourth season on November 2, 2018, the fifth season on January 18, 2019, the sixth season on April 9, 2019, and the seventh on August 27, 2019.
The show picks up where the film Trolls left off; the series will follow Queen Poppy, Branch, the Snack Pack and the other Trolls, and their Bergen pals, as they experience everyday life in Troll Village.
Cast and charactersEdit
- Branch (Skylar Astin), an over-cautious and good-hearted troll survivalist.
- Poppy (Amanda Leighton), the sweet and optimistic queen of the trolls.
- Smidge (Kevin Michael Richardson), a small female troll with a masculine voice.
- Guy Diamond (Sean T. Krishnan), a glittery, silver naked troll with a highly Auto-tuned voice.
- Biggie (David Fynn), a chubby, friendly troll
- Satin and Chenille (Fryda Wolff), fashion troll twins who are conjoined at their hair.
- Cooper (Ron Funches), a giraffe-like troll who walks on all fours.
- DJ Suki (Fryda Wolff), the Trolls' resident disk jockey.
- Creek (Matt Lowe), a troll with zen-like wisdom and Branch's rival.
- Harper (Kari Wahlgren), a very artistic troll.
- Toby (Kevin Michael Richardson), a raver troll.
- King Peppy (David Kaye), the former king of the trolls and Poppy's father.
- Sky Toronto (Gary Cole), the boss and owner of Sky Toronto's Party Shop.
- Keith (Declan Churchil Carter), a young troll.
- Priscilla (Abby Ryder Fortson) was ), a young troll.
- CJ Suki (Kyla Carter), DJ Suki's young niece.
- Fuzzbert (Walt Dohrn), a hair troll with two legs.
- Master Control (Utkarsh Ambudkar)
- Bella Brightly (Kari Wahlgren)
- Mags Gumdrop (Kari Wahlgren)
- Nova Swift (Sainty Nelsen)
- Milton Moss (Jonah Platt)
- Dr. Moonbloom (Fryda Wolff)
- Gemma Fur (Fryda Wolff)
- Gia Grooves (Fryda Wolff)
- Foreman (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Klaus Von Frousting (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- King Gristle (Sam Lerner), the leader of the Bergens.
- Bridget (Kari Wahlgren), Poppy's best friend.
- Bernice (Kari Wahlgren)
- Old Lady Bergen (Kari Wahlgren)
- Groth (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Chad and Todd (Kevin Michael Richardson), the guards of the Royal Bergen family.
- Maitre D' (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Buzby (David Koechner)
- Nangus (Pat Pinney), a Bergen who is in charge of the dungeon.
- Cloud Guy (Walt Dohrn), an anthropomorphic cloud who often makes fun of Branch.
- Archer Pastry (Arnie Pantoja), a creature who was once part of a group called "The Party Crashers" and a new friend to Poppy and the Trolls.
- Tae-Kwon-Kevin (Sean T. Krishnan)
- Tae-Kwon-Joe (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Fang Flowers (Sean T. Krishnan & Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Eyestalk (Kevin Michael Richardson)
- Spider (Kevin Michael Richardson)
|1||6||January 19, 2018|
|2||7||March 9, 2018|
|3||6||August 24, 2018|
|4||7||November 2, 2018|
|5||6||January 18, 2019|
|6||6||April 9, 2019|
|7||7||August 26, 2019|
|DreamWorks Trolls - The Beat Goes On! (Music From the TV Series)|
|Soundtrack album by |
Cast of Trolls: The Beat Goes On!
|Released||March 16, 2018|
All tracks written by Da Fonseca and Yaeger except written.
|1.||"Hair In The Air"||Jeannie Lurie, Mia Minichiello, & Matias Mora||Amanda Leighton, Skylar Astin, & Ensemble||2:16|
|2.||"Happily Ever After"||Leighton, Astin, & Ensemble||2:34|
|3.||"One and Only Love"||Kari Wahlgren, Sam Lerner||2:22|
|4.||"Sunshine All the Time"||Fryda Wolff||2:35|
|5.||"Best Day Ever"||Leighton||2:32|
|6.||"Party On"||Kevin Michael Richardson||2:20|
|7.||"Forgive Me (Show Version)"||Astin||2:24|
|8.||"Move Ya Body"||Walt Dohrn||2:42|
|9.||"The Other Side of the Storm"||Leighton, Astin||2:58|
|10.||"Happy Prank Day"||Leighton, Ensemble Cast||2:18|
|11.||"Rap Battle Suite"||Leighton, Richardson, Utkarsh Ambudkar, David Fynn||2:15|
|12.||"Dance It Out"||Leighton||2:49|
|14.||"Forgive Me (Remix)"||Astin||2:22|
The series was also released for broadcast in South Korea on Tooniverse. The main theme of the program, "Hair in the Air", is sung in its Korean version featuring vocals from Red Velvet's Yeri and NCT's Jeno, Jaemin, and Renjun.
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- Animation Magazine. "DreamWorks & Netflix Plan 6 New Series, Date 'Trolls' Toon". Animation Magazine. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
- James Zahn (January 19, 2018). "Trolls: The Beat Goes On! The Toys of Troll Village and a New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette!". The Rock Father. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
- McLean, Tom (February 23, 2018). "'DreamWorks Trolls' Returns March 9 with 7 New Episodes". Animation World Network. Retrieved March 3, 2018.