Watch RISE OF THE GUARDIANS “Legend” TV Spot; Film To Be Part Of AFI’s Film Fest Centerpiece Galas
Check out the latest TV spot for RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. The AFI announced today that director Peter Ramsey’s animated 3D film will screen as part of the Centerpiece Galas on Sunday, November 4th at the AFI FEST 2012. The world premiere of the film took place October 10 at the Mill Valley Film Festival in advance of the November 21 commercial bow. Read The Hollywood Reporter’s review HERE.
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS is an epic and magical adventure that tells the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman, and Jack Frost’s legendary characters with previously unknown extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imagination of children everywhere. Directed by Peter Ramsey and written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (“Rabbit Hole”), RISE OF THE GUARDIANS is based on the highly acclaimed series of children’s books by William Joyce. Joyce, who won an Oscar® last year for his animated short “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” was named by Newsweek as “one of the top 100 people to watch in the new millennium.
Produced by Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, Michael Siegel, and William Joyce, the DreamWorks Animation feature film will be released by Paramount Pictures on November 21st.
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Sandman, Bunnymund (Hugh Jackman), North (Alec Baldwin) and Tooth (Isla Fisher) need the help of Jack Frost (Chris Pine) to defeat Pitch (Jude Law) in RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. Courtesy of DreamWorks Animation. RISE OF THE GUARDIANS © 2012 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights